Applied Information Management

Tim Williams, MS

Pro tempore instructor, Applied Information Management Program, University of Oregon
Head of Healthcare Partnerships and Integrations, Podium

AIM affiliation since 2006.


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BA, industrial/organizational psychology, 1989, Stanford University
MS, Applied Information Management, 2000, University of Oregon

Areas Of Expertise

Digital marketing, product management, innovation management


Tim Williams leads Podium's work in the healthcare field to create online experiences for healthcare practices that ensure easy interactions for patients and practitioners. By integrating Podium's messaging and communications tools deep into existing medical systems, practices can move communications onto devices today's consumers have on hand and ensure patients stay engaged and on course.

Williams previously served as vice president of product management at Healthgrades and as chief operating officer of Sesame Communications, a CRM and digital marketing provider in the dental industry. Prior to that he held positions leading product development and product marketing efforts at R H Donnelley, The Regence Group, and Northwest Evaluation Association. He also worked in human resources for Target Corporation and US West. Williams has owned and operated three businesses, one an online marketing consulting service and two that were focused on the agricultural industry.

Professional Organization

Podium is a customer communications platform allowing small and mid-sized businesses to interact with customers in a unified system across many channels (SMS, web chat, Google My Business, Facebook Messenger, and more).

Organization Information


The Applied Information Management Master's Degree is an Interdisciplinary Studies program through the Graduate School.