Don Williams is the Director of Strategic Partnerships at the LG Innovation Center in Santa Clara, California. Don works with the LG Electronics Home Entertainment, Appliances, and Standardization groups on Smart Home products, strategies, and partnerships that cover televisions, smart appliances, and the ThinQ application. His group also manages the broader ongoing LG partnerships with large tech companies for a wide range of current and future LG products. Don has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara. His career experience includes disk drives, storage networking, data center backup and security, video conferencing, virtual reality, and consumer electronics. Don has lived in Japan twice during his career and worked extensively with international companies and global partnerships.