Brad Williams is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of WebDevStudios (WDS). Brad is responsible for defining the vision and direction of the overall company. He works closely with Marketing and Sales with a strong focus on Business Development. Brad has helped grow WDS from a coffee table startup to one of the oldest and most respected WordPress Agencies working with clients like Microsoft, Viacom, Campbell Soup Company, Starbucks, and the NBA. Since 2017, Brad has been a member of the Forbes Agency Council.
Prior to WebDevStudios, Brad was the IT Director at a major eCommerce company based in Indiana, where he managed all online web properties, warehousing systems, and internal servers and networks. Brad is also a US Marine Corps veteran and graduated from Military Occupational Specialty School as a 4067 Computer Programmer. Brad served one tour in Kuwait/Iraq for Operation Iraqi Freedom where he learned to program with a gas mask on!
Brad is a co-author of the Professional WordPress Book Series, which are some of the highest rated advanced WordPress Development books on the market. He is the co-organizer of WordCamp Philly 2010 – 2015 and the Philadelphia WordPress Meetup. Brad was also a co-organizer for the Inaugural WordCamp US in 2015 and again in 2016. He has been developing websites for over 20 years. In the last 10, Brad has specifically focused on open-source technologies like WordPress.
Brad lives in Philadelphia with his wife and son. He’s obsessed with cheesesteaks, Raider’s football (it’s complicated), podcasting, Halloween, LED lights, and all things technology.