Tim Williams founded Digital West in 1999 having identified the need for business hosting and Internet services in an expanding market. His customer focus and enthusiasm for the industry have built a culture at Digital West that supports customer success, the community and his team.
Prior to founding Digital West, Tim managed an Internet Service Provider in San Luis Obispo. It was in this role that he recognized the value the Central Coast holds with the 3 expanding Cable Landing Stations, all within reach, connecting the US with all of the Pacific Rim.
After a successful merger with telecom partner Norcast in 2017, Tim has led Digital West to a team of 60, providing Fiber, Voice, and Cloud Services and to businesses on the Central Coast. Core to this region’s technology growth is Digital West’s Metro Fiber network … over 60-miles (and expanding) of fiber optic connectivity around San Luis Obispo County..
He continues his community involvement with board seats on the Cuesta College Foundation, Economic Vitality Corp, Transitions-Mental Health Association, Central Coast Special Olympics, Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce, Central Coast Aquarium, and the San Luis Pilot’s Association. Additional advisory groups include the Cal Poly School of Journalism and Cal Poly Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Previous board positions include the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club of San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, 211 SLO Hotline, Cal Poly Arts and the Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center Governing Board.
Tim has a BS in Journalism from Cal Poly University in San Luis Obispo, flies planes, recently became a husband and father, loves Rotary, and has been a life-long technology enthusiast here on the Central Coast.