Josh Williams is in his ninth season with the 49ers and third as the team’s area scout. He previously served as the team’s National Football Scouting representative in 2016.
Williams spent three seasons (2013-15) as a pro personnel scout and two seasons (2011-12) as an assistant in the 49ers scouting department.
A four-year wide receiver for the Columbia University Lions, Williams worked in the financial industry in New York City as a business analyst of investment products at TD Ameritrade. A native of Santa Rosa, CA, he graduated from St. Ignatius College Preparatory in San Francisco in 2005 then earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Columbia University in 2010.