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Bill Britton

California Polytechnic State University
Vice President of information Technology
San Luis Obispo, CA
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.