Maj. Gen. Brett T. Williams, USAF, (Ret.)
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We recently had MG Williams come speak to our Board of Directors at our annual Fall Membership Meeting about cyber security and cyber crime. His presentation was lauded by my membership for his ability to communicate the depth of the problems faced by modern businesses operating in the online environment, and the types of action that must be considered by anyone in business today whose operations may be jeopardized by cyber crime. I highly recommend him to others similarly situated.
Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America
The feedback on the conference has been excellent. Having Brett as the keynote speaker really solidified the program and brought it to a higher level. This role is especially difficult, but the ease with which he worked the stage and the audience was remarkable.
University of Connecticut School of Business
I had the pleasure of working with Brett Williams on a virtual cybersecurity event recently. From our first pre-event meeting to the post-event follow up, Brett impressed me with his attention to detail, expertise on the subject of cybersecurity, and his ability to quickly understand our event goals and align to support them. Our event was a tremendous success and we're already talking about our next engagement with him. Thank You, Brett!
Illusive Networks
General Brett T. Williams exceeded our expectations as the keynote speaker of AccessIT Group’s 12th Annual Cyber Security Symposium. Not only was his address very engaging and full of rich information, but General Williams was also very personable and easily related to the senior managers and CISOs that attended the event. Our team really enjoyed the ease of working with him and would hire him to speak again at other events.
AccessIT Group, Inc.
Major Williams was AWESOME….not only professionally, but personally as well. We had so many great comments from our attendees regarding his presentation and he made a lasting impression on our leadership.
Florida Association of Insurance Agents

Maj. Gen. Brett T. Williams, USAF, (Ret.)

Director of Operations, U.S. Cyber Command (2012-2014); Director of Communications, U.S. Pacific Command (2009-2011); Combat-Experienced Fighter Pilot

A sought-after speaker for his ability to translate the technical jargon of cybersecurity into a framework that can be easily understood and implemented by Board members and C-Suite Executives.  Major General Williams provides a fast-paced, action-oriented keynote or panel presentation that is guaranteed to increase the “cyber IQ” of any audience.

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Cybersecurity—A Business Approach to a Technical Problem

Maj Gen (Ret) Brett Williams is an expert at translating the technical concepts of cybersecurity into language that is relevant and digestible to business leaders at all levels.  His experience working with nearly every sector allows him to tailor the message to his audience addressing their specific concerns.  Whether he is talking to a Fortune 100 company or a group of small and mid-size business leaders, Brett weaves together a message that fits the business and leaves the audience with specific action items they can use to defeat today’s complex cyber threat. Brett is comfortable and eager to engage your clients informally, both before and after the speech, during receptions, dinners and other social settings.

Cyber War—Is America Ready?

The Russians hacked the election, the Chinese are stealing our trade secrets, the Iranians and North Koreans see cyber as the ultimate asymmetric attack vector against the United States.  Every day, the country’s critical infrastructure is under attack—financial services, the electric grid, oil and gas, telecommunications, transportation.  As the former Director of Operations at U.S. Cyber Command, Maj Gen (Ret) Brett Williams is one of the few speakers available who can talk with the credibility that comes from being on the front lines of defending the Nation in cyberspace.  General Williams unique combination of both military and private sector experience, provides the audience with a clear understanding of the nation-state cyber threat and how it could impact their business.

 

Cyber-risk Governance for Corporate Boards

Maj Gen (Ret) Brett Williams is certified by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) as a Board Governance Fellow and since 2015 has been a faculty member with NACD’s Board Advisory Services.  Brett has taught cyber-risk oversight to a wide variety of boards representing every business sector across a broad annual revenue range.  The typical seminar is three to four hours in length and prepares directors to effectively engage management on a wide variety of topics to include specific threats to the company, potential costs of a breach, assessing and managing cyber-risk, incident/breach response, regulation and oversight, metrics, and cyber insurance.  Brett’s intense preparation results in a highly customized, company-specific presentation that always receives high marks from both the board and management.  Custom quotes are available and vary based on desired engagement time, company size and event location. References are available upon request.

Meet Maj. Gen. Brett T. Williams, USAF, (Ret.)

A sought-after speaker for his ability to translate the technical jargon of cybersecurity into a framework that can be easily understood and implemented by Board members and C-Suite Executives.  Major General Williams provides a fast-paced, action-oriented keynote or panel presentation that is guaranteed to increase the “cyber IQ” of any audience.

Major General (Ret.) Brett Williams leverages his 33 years of proven leadership experience in the Air Force to bring clarity and focus to the complex issue of cybersecurity.  Brett retired from the Air Force in 2014, and since then he has built a highly successful career in the private sector as a co-founder of IronNet Cybersecurity.  In addition to his work at IronNet, Brett has spoken to a wide variety of business audiences to include healthcare, finance, banking, manufacturing, information security and others.  Brett is also highly experienced providing cyber-risk “deep dives” to Fortune 500 Boards through his affiliation with the National Association of Corporate Directors where he is certified as a Board Leadership Fellow.  He possesses a unique mix of technical expertise, operational experience, and executive leadership skills all developed leading large multi-functional organizations running on multimillion-dollar budgets.  Brett success in both DoD and the private sector make him the perfect speaker to help your organization deal with one of today’s top business challenges.

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