Marjorie Williams, Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs, Endemol Shine North America
Marjorie Williams serves as Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs, Endemol Shine North America, since June 2016.
In this role, Williams has overseen development matters (linear and digital) for ESNA’s unscripted programming team and Latino division. In addition she has handled day-to-day corporate and litigation matters, as well as ancillary deals for the exploitation of ESNA’s intellectual property.
Prior to joining Endemol Shine North America, Williams served as Senior Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs at Viacom, where she was one of a handful of attorneys primarily focused on digital/new media transactions. While at Viacom, Williams was instrumental in structuring and negotiating new deals for Comedy Central’s digital content that was distributed via SnapChat, Instagram, Vine, Periscope, YouTube, Sirius XM radio, and other SVOD/EST/DTR platforms.
Williams also serves her country as a Major in the United States Air Force Reserves, with 17+ years of combined active duty and reserve service.
Williams earned her JD from Loyola Law School, MBA from the University of Michigan, MA (in International Relations) from the University of Oklahoma and BA (in Political Science) from Howard University.