Kimberly Lowe-Williams

Transformative Leader & Mentor for Professionals in Tech and Beyond

Why Mentorship is Crucial

The power of mentorship cannot be understated. It goes far beyond receiving advice. Mentorship is a transformative journey where you gain access to a wealth of knowledge, experience, and a personalized roadmap tailored for your growth. Here’s why embracing mentorship is paramount:

  • Skill Enhancement: Master the skills of your trade and explore new areas with expert guidance.
  • Networking Opportunities: Tap into a vast network and get introduced to opportunities you might not have known existed.
  • Career Advancement: With dedicated guidance, elevate your career trajectory and unlock potential growth avenues.
  • Personal Growth: Beyond just professional achievements, mentorship aids in personal development, cultivating resilience, and embracing a forward-thinking mindset.
  • Tailored Feedback: Receive honest and constructive feedback, ensuring you’re always on the right path.

I am committed to supporting professionals at every stage of their career. Are you ready for a transformative experience? Let’s embark on this journey together.

What People Are Saying

“Navigating the tech world as an entry-level engineer after relocating and dealing with personal tragedies was overwhelming. Kimberly’s mentorship was my beacon during these turbulent times. Her guidance, genuine concern, and actionable strategies helped me land my dream job in Chicago. Today, I don’t just code; I thrive in my role.”

— Daniel S., Software Engineer, Chicago

“Having reported directly to Kimberly, I can vouch for her unparalleled expertise. Beyond her technical acumen, she possesses a unique blend of passion, intelligence, and relatability. Kimberly’s mentorship was instrumental in shaping my journey as an SRE manager. She’s the mentor every engineer dreams of having by their side.”

— Ava R., Site Reliability Engineering Manager

“Engaging Kimberly’s guidance was one of the best decisions I made for our organization. She provided fresh perspectives, driving a 20% increase in team efficiency and a 15% growth in quarterly deliverables. But beyond numbers, her insights on motivation and team dynamics were game-changers. The ROI from her expertise? A complete no-brainer.”

— Jason L., Chief Technology Officer

My Professional Experience

  • Principal Incident Commander, MuleSoft at Salesforce

    • Directing incident response strategies to minimize disruption and maintain service integrity.
    • Advancing MuleSoft’s incident management processes through systematic analysis and learning from each incident.
    • Collaborating closely with engineering and operations teams to identify, troubleshoot, and resolve complex system issues.
  • Director of Engineering, Cloud Infrastructure/SRE at Blameless

    • Led Cloud Infrastructure and SRE, achieving MTTA under 5 mins and enhancing uptime by 80%.
    • Managed a 45% reduction in staff without compromising efficiency or productivity.
    • Partnered with GRC to achieve SOC2 compliance.
  • Director of Engineering, DevOps at Ada Support

    • Led cross-functional teams in achieving project milestones and delivering exceptional results.
    • Effectively coordinated and led diverse teams.
    • Developed expertise in using industry-leading software tools.
    • Led 5 globally distributed engineering managers and teams (30 engineers).
    • Managed annual budget over $300,000.
  • Founder of The Difference Engine, NFP

    • Founder of Chicago based nonprofit with a mission to provide people from nontraditional backgrounds with entry level web development experience.
    • Helped more than 200 apprentices launch their careers in tech.
    • Responsible for leading up to 45 volunteers in a single year.
  • Senior Engineering Manager, SRE at Salesforce

    • Managed SRE team, oversaw professional development, and promoted top performers.
    • Successfully managed an annual budget of over $3M.
    • Spearheaded improvements in distributed infrastructure performance.
  • Director of Product at Actualize

    • Translated technical information to clients and aligned product strategy.
    • Designed and coordinated processes for design efficiency.
    • Identified productivity bottlenecks and devised innovative solutions.