GEA's Daryl Williams honored as consumer tech leader

Jul 1st 2021

Daryl Williams, senior director for Global Products Technology at GE Appliances (GEA), recently received a national award from CT Lab Global Media. 

To commemorate Juneteenth, the media group honored the nation’s top inventors for its inaugural Black Leaders in Consumer Tech Awards.

At GE Appliances, Williams leads a global team responsible for developing competitive, innovative features for the global products business unit that includes microwave, speed cooking and ventilation products. 

In addition to his work at GEA, Williams is also a leader for the African American Forum Affinity Network and volunteers his time in the community.

“Daryl is not only a leader in his field of work, he leads by example through his community volunteering, the countless employees he’s mentored during his career, and his tireless efforts to help GEA recruit and retain the best talent,” said Kevin Nolan, president & CEO of GE Appliances.

The inaugural Black Leaders in Consumer Tech Awards shines a spotlight on nine African-American leaders in the Consumer Tech space who are driving the industry forward and making history in the process. 

To learn more about the recipients, click here.

As part of the award announcement, the publication collected first-hand accounts from recipients about their career paths, challenges they’ve faced along the way, and advice they’d give to non-Black colleagues who want to support inclusion in the industry. 

To view Williams’ profile, click here.

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