Bill Britton

Bill Britton

Company: California Polytechnic State University

Title: Cybersecurity Center Director

William J. ���Bill�۝ Britton is the Vice President for Information Technology, Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Cybersecurity Center Director at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. As chief technologist, he�۪s responsible for managing the university�۪s information technology enterprise, while also building the Cybersecurity Center into a nationally-prominent education and research facility. Britton is responsible for developing and standing up the California Cybersecurity Training Complex (CCTC) and the Central Coast Cyber Forensics Lab (CCCFL). Both CCTC and CCCFL are joint efforts of Cal Poly, the California State University System in conjunction with multiple California Stake holder organizations. He also serves as an adviser to the California Military Department Technical Advisory Board for Cybersecurity, and is a respected advisor and consultant to numerous agencies and state offices. Throughout his career, Britton has worked to research, develop, and implement new technologies. From the inception of ���cyber,�۝ he has been on the forefront of developing new cybersecurity concepts.

Before joining Cal Poly, Britton spent 3 years with Parsons, developing cyber strategy tools and processes for government, civil, and critical infrastructure clients. He was first introduced to cybersecurity during his 20-year career as an Intelligence Officer and an Electronic Warfare Officer in the United States Air Force. During his time with the Air Force, Britton became Director of Mission Planning, a technology-driven role that highlighted his skills as a self-starter and risk-taker. Britton has a Master�۪s Certificate in Program Management from Villanova University, a Master�۪s degree in Strategic Intelligence from Joint Military Intelligence College, a Master�۪s degree in History from California State University, Stanislaus, and a Bachelor�۪s degree in Political Science from Elon University.
In his spare time he enjoys travel, music, and spending time with his


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