Brian Hlavinka

Director, Emerging Opportunities, Corporate Strategic Devel
Williams Companies
Brian Hlavinka is a proven innovator and leader in the energy space, focused on origination and strategic development at Williams. Hlavinka currently oversees the Emerging Opportunities group within Williams, a renewables-focused business development team committed to building a sustainable, clean energy future. Hlavinka is the founding Vice Chairman of the Clean Hydrogen Future Coalition, a Leadership Advisory Board Member of the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas, and an Energy-Tech Leadership Council Member of Tulsa Innovation Labs.

Hlavinka graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University and holds an Executive Masters of Business Administration from the University of Houston. Prior to his role at Williams, Hlavinka served in various roles at Cheniere Energy, Audubon Engineering, and DCP Midstream ranging from project engineering to project management and commercial development.