Matt Williams serves as a Director in Gartner's Finance practice. In this role, Mr. Williams advises CFOs, Heads of FP&A, Controllers, and other senior executives in the areas of cost optimization and finance function management. He manages Gartner's flagship Finance Benchmarking products focused on spend, staffing, and maturity.
In previous roles at CEB/Gartner, Mr. Williams led research, data, and tools teams to design and deliver more than 400 benchmarks and organizational diagnostics for both large and mid-size enterprises. He has authored or co-authored research and best practices related to efficient growth, cost management, and high-performing Finance teams. As an advisor, he has led in-person and virtual training sessions for senior leaders at Fortune 500 firms.
Executive Leadership: Strategic Cost Optimization
B.A., Global Affairs and Economics, Yale University
M.B.A., Finance and Strategy, Kellogg School of Management
2Optimizing Cost Structure