Melarka Williams possesses over ten years experience in Engineering and Information Technology in the financial services and utilities sector across three continents with some of the largest technology companies of the world. Williams, a graduate of the University of Technology, Jamaica, achieved a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Communications and Electronics.
Under his leadership in 2012 Melarka championed the team which built the first bespoke Mobile Banking Solution in the Caribbean: Ingenuity Proprietary Mobile Banking Solution. In 2016 Melarka’s Ingenuity Technologies was the recipient of a multi-million dollar innovation award from the Development Bank of Jamaica creating his revolutionizing proprietary mobile survey and business analytics tool: iSurvey.
Vastly passionate about the development of the Caribbean people, Melarka envisions a world where we will be creators of technology in lieu of being merely consumers of technology. He advocates that the brilliant minds in the Caribbean, if given the proper ecosystem to succeed, can firmly position the Caribbean as the ultimate information technology outsourcing destination. A world where we are providing higher valued Information Technology services such as Software Engineering, Big Data/Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things and Quality Assurance/Testing.
Melarka currently serves the Vice President of Software Engineering at the Jamaica Institute of Technology Service Alliance as an active board member.