Nancy M. Williams is a seasoned healthcare founder, strategic advisor, and executive, with expertise at the intersection of unlocking business value and empowering patients. She has broad experience driving market development and commercialization across the healthcare ecosystem, with payers, investors, device manufacturers, and biopharma.
At Auditory Insight, she advises hearing healthcare CEOs and their senior leadership teams to create successful market development and commercialization strategies. She also consults to venture capital and private equity firms evaluating hearing healthcare investments. Since 2017, Nancy’s strategic advice has contributed to her clients raising $600M in funding rounds and IPOs. Her advice has also contributed to clients securing FDA clinical trial approvals.
Auditory Insight’s clients span multibillion, global corporations to early-stage companies to venture capital and private equity investors, with a geographic reach encompassing the US, Europe, and Australia.
Auditory Insight has completed engagements in every sector of hearing healthcare, including genetic testing, gene and drug therapies, cochlear implants, prescription hearing aids, and OTC hearing aids. Nancy has a reputation for the highest quality of work that synthesizes the economics of hearing healthcare with market needs, from neurotologists to audiologists to people with hearing loss.
Nancy currently serves as a member of the Advisory Board for UnitedHealthcare Hearing. She previously served on the board of the Hearing Health Foundation for four years. A thought leader, her articles in publications such as Hearing Journal, MedCity News, and Hearing Loss Magazine are widely read by consumers and hearing healthcare executives alike. A prominent hearing health advocate and speaker with a mission to improve the lives of people with hearing loss, she has addressed thousands. She is the Founding Editor of Grand Piano PassionTM, an online oasis for musicians with hearing loss and adults studying the piano.
The most joyful part of Ms. Williams’ background is her avocation as a concert pianist. She debuted in 2012 at Carnegie Hall for a master class recital in performance, playing two Chopin selections while wearing her hearing aids. The Wall Street Journal profiled her as a person with “valuable lessons…for your soul.”