Betsy Williams

Betsy WilliamsSVP, Staffing & Diversity

Betsy is responsible for global staffing for Nielsen, which provides clients the most complete understanding of what consumers watch and buy in over 100 countries. She is a member of the Nielsen Diversity Council and has co-led the Nielsen FL Diversity Council. Previously, Betsy was responsible for all HR functions as the SVP, HR for Nielsen Media Research, where she started the NMR Diversity Council and ERGs. Under her direction, NMR won a Diversity Inc. Top 50 award and several Computer World awards.

In her previous role, Betsy was the VP, HR at Bayfront Medical Center responsible for all HR functions, several additional functions and served on the Ethics Committee. BMC won Working Mother’s Magazine Top 100 award several years. She has also worked for First Tennessee National Corporation, a statewide banking system, with responsibilities in organizational development and commercial credit.

Betsy has a Masters degree in Human Resource Development from Vanderbilt University, and a Bachelors degree in Business Administration in Personnel Management from Memphis State University. She holds both SPHR and CCP certifications.