Meri Williams

Meri Williams is a geek, a manager and a manager of geeks. She’s led teams ranging in size from 30 to 300, mostly with folks spread across the world. After starting her career as a developer, she moved on to project and then product management before moving into engineering and operations management.

A published author and speaker, she sponsors scholarships to encourage more young women into STEM careers in her hometown of Stellenbosch, South Africa. You can follow her on Twitter at @Geek_Manager or read her blog at