General Session Speaker

Liz Williams

President of Taco Bell International
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Taco Bell

Liz Williams is the President of Taco Bell International, reporting to the Yum! Brands President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. She is responsible for the brand strategy and performance of the International business. Prior to this role, Williams was the Taco Bell CFO, where under her financial leadership, the brand delivered six years of industry-leading sales, profit and brand growth. She played a key role repositioning the Taco Bell brand from food as fuel, to food as experience, and launching the breakthrough Doritos Locos Tacos and Breakfast Platforms. Prior to this, Williams spent six years with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) as Principal in the Consumer and Retail practices in U.S. and Asian markets. She also spent seven years at Dell Computer in various finance, brand marketing and corporate sales positions. She received her bachelor’s degree, with a major in marketing, from the University of Texas Business Honors Program and earned her MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.



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