David M L Williams

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PhD, Cognitive Psychology of Multimedia UI Design, Loughborough Univesity
BEng, Information Systems Engineering, Imperial College London


David Williams is the founder and lead digital strategist of Global Digital Mojo. He holds a PhD in cognitive psychology and has over twenty years of experience in commercial digital experience innovation.

Following senior product design positions with Motorola Mobile, Nuance Communications, and Razorfish, David cofounded the research-to-design digital product studio Asentio Design in Shanghai in 2006. After Asentio was acquired by a US client in 2009, David moved to Hong Kong to found Global Digital MOJO, an international digital agency aiming to redefine communication strategies and product experiences. MOJO also creates its own SaaS products under the METAXR, COGNIAI, and @connect brands.

David speaks five languages and has lived or worked in over twenty countries. He also has teaching and commercial relationships with ten universities around Asia and Europe, as well as education-related NGOs and social businesses seeking to deliver social change through creativity. He is a distinguished chair professor at the School of Construction and Development at Feng Chia University in Taiwan, an adjunct professor at the School of Design at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and an adjunct professor at the Faculty of Design and Environment Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong.

At GLOBIS University, he teaches Digital Marketing Psychology.