35 Years in IT
William (Willie) Wong is a Senior Director with the Executive Services team. He is an IT risk evangelist with a long history of helping organizations to improve their IT operations and security posture strategically to support the organization's business objectives.
About William Wong
William has over 30 years of experience in Information Technology. With almost 20 years specifically in the area of IT Risk(with IBM) that includes over 500 Security engagements. William brings his experience to support Info-Tech clients as well as the Info-Tech Security, Risk & Compliance practice.
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Prior to joining Info-Tech, William ran a small consulting firm specializing in market strategy development for startups and IT Risk consulting. Prior to that he was at IBM in multiple roles. His experiences vary across IT related disciplines in various industries. Relevancy to his role at Info-Tech includes Security & Privacy Consulting, Trusted Executive Security Consulting, Security Marketing & Research.
His first role at IBM was to “Hack” and de-engineer software modules for a critical business Management Inventory Distribution System supporting IBM Canada’s PC business in the mid 1980s. This resulted in providing IBM the logic and functional specs to redesign a new system meeting corporate compliance requirements and reducing critical business risks.
William’s experience in the Security & Privacy discipline started before 9/11. And through the years, he has seen continuous threats and countermeasures transform as technology continuously and naturally change to enable organizations to innovate, grow and remain competitive. William views security as a critical business enabler.