Bill Wright

Bill Wright is the Director of Cybersecurity Partnerships. He brings nearly 20 years of experience spanning the legal, policy, and operational spectrums of national security, law enforcement, and international partnerships. In addition to heading up the Norton Cybersecurity Institute program, Bill manages a number of global cybercrime and cybersecurity operational and policy partner relationships with governments and industry. Prior to joining Symantec, Bill was Staff Director and General Counsel for two U.S. Senate Subcommittees focused on homeland security, government IT and oversight. He also served as the chief advisor to Senator Scott Brown for cybersecurity, national security and intelligence issues. Prior to the Senate, Bill worked in the Intelligence Community as a Senior Operations Officer at the National Counterterrorism Center Operations Center (NCTC). For his work at NCTC, Bill earned the National Intelligence Meritorious Unit Citation from the Director of National Intelligence. He also served in several capacities at the U.S. Department of State where he worked across multiple agencies to coordinate law enforcement and counterterrorism programs worldwide. Prior to his government career, Bill was an attorney with a Chicago law firm where his practice focused on civil litigation. He holds a B.A. in Political Science from Hampden-Sydney College and a J.D. from DePaul University College of Law.