Carnegie Mellon University

Integrated Innovation Institute

Engineering + Design + Business

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Jimmy Williams

Dr. Jimmy Williams

Adjunct Professor

Pittsburgh, PA


Dr. Jimmy Williams is a Distinguished Service Professor of Engineering and Public Policy, Director of Engineering & Technology Innovation Management Program, and Professor of Technology for Product Management for the new iii Online program. 

Dr. Williams has significant and practical experience in industry, employing both business and technical acumen as a proven business developmental strategiest, operational leader, and technology and innovation manager. Previously, he has held roles as the Vice President of Global Engineering at Pall Corp, Senior Director of Research and Development at Alcoa Technology Advantage, and in research and development and program management positions at The Boeing Co. 


  • Technology for Product Management, Online
  • PhD in Engineering and Policy, Washington University
  • MBA in Marketing and Management, Lindenwood College
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University