University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business
Assistant Professor & Director of Entrepreneurship Program
Brad Williams is an Assistant Professor (Lecturer) and Director of the Entrepreneurship Program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business. Prior to joining academia, Brad spent two decades as an entrepreneur, executive and consultant. Among his previous roles, Brad was vice president of product strategy for multimedia streaming service Ruckus Network (acquired by SonyBMG and Universal Music Group); head of marketing and business development for Skullcandy; and managing director of The Spitfire Tour, a global issues-focused entertainment property he co-founded with Zack de la Rocha of Rage Against the Machine. Brad also has consulted for numerous startups, including Stance, Beats by Dr. Dre and Enso Rings; and for established brands, such as EA Sports, Intel, G-Star, Target and FIFA. Brad started his career in college as an independent concert promoter and marketing rep for Capitol Records, and eventually earned a BA from the University of Utah and a Master’s degree from the London School of Economics.