Tim Williams
Ignition Consulting Group

Tim Williams is founder of Ignition Consulting Group (, a leading U.S.-based consultancy devoted to helping agencies and other professional services firms create, deliver, and capture more value for their clients.  Tim is a noted author, international speaker, and presenter for industry associations, agency networks, and business conferences worldwide.   

His seminars have been featured by the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4As, U.S.), Association of National Advertisers (ANA, U.S.), Institute of Advertising Practitioners (IPA, U.K.), Institute of Communications Agencies (ICA, Canada) International Advertising Association (Asia), and numerous other agency associations with global memberships.

Tim is a frequent contributor to marketing and business publications including Advertising Age, Adweek, and Communication Arts in the United States and Campaign, Admap and The Drum in the United Kingdom.  Based on his expertise in building differentiated professional service brands, Tim has been interviewed and quoted by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, National Public Radio, The Guardian, Toronto Globe & Mail, Huffington Post, Bloomberg News, Campaign Asia, Marketing Week, Japan’s Nikkei News, and numerous other business publications both here and abroad.

He is the author of two books, writes the popular blog “Propulsion” and serves as a LinkedIn Influencer, where Tim is a regular contributor of articles on business and pricing strategy.  On Slideshare, Ignition’s presentations rank in the top 1% in global viewership.  

As a consultant to marketing firms, Tim has worked with hundreds of agencies ranging from mid-size independents to multinational agency networks and global holding companies.  Before forming Ignition, Tim held President/CEO positions at several independent agencies after having worked for multinational agencies in New York and elsewhere.