Ardine Williams

VP, HR for World Operations
Amazon

Ardine Williams is vice president of Amazon’s people operations for worldwide operations, where she oversees the associate experience for more than 100,000 fulfillment center employees. Her team delivers programs including Career Choice, which has helped thousands of Amazonians retrain for careers in high-demand fields. Previously, Ms. Williams was vice president of talent acquisition for Amazon Web Services (AWS), where she scaled the recruiting capability for Amazon’s rapidly growing cloud computing business, including strengthening AWS’ pipeline of military and veteran talent. Ms. Williams has more than 30 years of leadership experience across the tech industry. She has held roles in product marketing and corporate business development, venture capital, and M&A. Before joining Amazon, she served as Intel’s vice president of HR enterprise services. She began her career as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army Signal Corps in 1983.

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