William J. “Bill” Britton is the Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Cal Poly, and Director of the California Cybersecurity Institute. As chief technologist, he’s responsible for managing the university’s information technology enterprise, while also building the California Cybersecurity Institute into a nationally-prominent education and research facility. 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.