TheBridge profile: Lawrence Williams
Name: Lawrence Williams
Current city: San Francisco
Current job: Global Business Development, Zipline
Past job: VP for Strategic Relations, SpaceX
Q. Favorite spot for a coffee meeting: The Battery
Q. Describe one way how a skill you learned in a previous job helped you in your new job: My experience working in government (Department of Commerce) and with government (SpaceX) has provided me with a good appreciation for the interests of both sides, which allows for the development of creative, win-win solutions.
Q. Job advice in three words? Work with good people. (Math was never my strong suit.)
Q. How are you (or your company, org, nonprofit) currently bridging the gap between politics and tech? We offer an innovative technology solution that can help improve health care, which is a problem that is vexing countries around the world.
Q. Most underrated virtue in an employee? Good judgment.
Q. Favorite app? LinkedIn
Q. Best advice you’ve received? Do something you enjoy and the money will follow.