Anthony D. Williams is an author, researcher, and consultant living and working in London, England.
His latest project is a new book called Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything, coauthored with Don Tapscott (December 2006). An avid researcher, Anthony has pursued his interests in the wide-ranging impacts of new technologies on social, political, and economic life for over a decade. His work has been featured in publications such as Business 2.0 and Optimize magazine and widely circulated in proprietary syndicated research programs.
Anthony is currently an Associate Research Director with international think tank New Paradigm where he has authored numerous influential reports on strategy, innovation, and intellectual property, most recently for a $5 million multi-client investigation entitled IT & Competitive Advantage. Previously, he was a leader in Digital 4Sight’s multi-client research business where he led a global effort to understand how transparency is revolutionizing business and redefining the corporation’s role in society. He was a core member of an esteemed research team that charted a new course for governance and government for twenty top government agencies around the world. Anthony has also consulted to international institutions such as World Bank, where he helped establish a portfolio of initiatives that harness information technology to foster economic development.
Anthony holds a Masters in Research in Political Science from the London School of Economics and is a PhD candidate in the Government Department.