Dr. Bard Williams is Vice President of Training at Alain Pinel Realtors, where he oversees all technical and sales training throughout the company. Bard is responsible for curriculum, training events, and the strategic vision for APR’s technical training and career development programs as a whole.
Bard began his career as a teacher while simultaneously developing sales and communication skills selling residential real estate. After more than 10 years as a professional educator and earning a doctorate from the University of Georgia, Bard was recruited by Apple to manage relationships with leaders in government and education, creating programs to help educators and administrators learn to teach with technology. Bard was later promoted to senior management where he managed marketing and training teams. Bard left Apple to start a successful education and technology marketing company, Techthree, working with companies including Adobe, Palm, and Hewlett-Packard, along with several universities. Just prior to joining APR, Bard spent five years as Director of Marketing at TiVo where he managed marketing relationships with key partners such as Netflix and Comcast, supported retail marketing worldwide, and managed a team of field trainers. Bard has published more than 14 books, mainly on the topic of teaching with technology.