Denise Williams

by Justin Cates
Denise Williams
Chief People Officer

Denise Williams is Chief People Officer for FIS, a leading provider of technology solutions for financial institutions and businesses of all sizes and across any industry globally.

In this role, Denise leads FIS’ global people function. A seasoned human resources executive, she works with the executive team to drive the company’s people agenda.

Prior to FIS, Denise spent 15 years leading global human resources support teams at IBM. She most recently served as Vice President of Human Resources, IBM North America.

Before IBM, Denise held human resources roles at Alliance Bernstein, First Data, Avis and Coopers & Lybrand.

In 2023, Denise joined Alight Solutions, Inc., as a member of the Board of Directors.

In recognition of her professional achievements, Denise was named a 2022 HRO Today Superstar, a Top Innovator in HR 2021 by Business Insider Magazine and HRO Today’s 2021 CHRO of the Year, Lifetime Achievement winner. In 2023, Denise also penned the foreword of Chris Shipley’s and Heather McGowen’s book, “The Empathy Advantage.”

Denise earned her Bachelor’s degree from SUNY Albany and is a member of organizations including the Human Resources Policy Association and the Center on Executive Compensation.

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