Rodney Williams, CEO and Co-Founder of LISNR, the global data-over-sound leader. LISNR is a secure local proxy for data transmission using sound with over +40 industry awards and powering almost 30 million devices across numerous industries. Williams is a seasoned innovator with numerous patents and companies under his guidance. In 2017, he was named Entrepreneur of the Year in Connected World Communications by EY. Other recognitions include the NAACP Inspiring Innovation 2017, 2016 Black Enterprise Tech Entrepreneur of the Year and Ad Age's Top 40 under 40. Notably, Rodney is currently serving on the University of Cincinnati Board of Trustees. He has also been inducted into West Virginia University’s B&E and Procter & Gamble’s Roll of Distinguished Alumni.