Maj. Gen. Brett T. Williams

Former Director of Operations, US Cyber Command

Major General (Retired) Brett T. Williams is a speaker, thought leader, board member, and successful entrepreneur with specific expertise in cybersecurity and leader development. Following his 33 years of service in the U.S. Air Force, he co-founded IronNet Cybersecurity and was integral in taking the company public in 2021. His last military assignment was Director of Operations, U.S. Cyber Command, where he was responsible for the operations and defense of Department of Defense networks as well as the planning and execution of offensive actions in support of national security objectives. General Williams is a highly experienced fighter pilot with more than 100 combat missions in the F-15C. With a knack for breaking down arcane cyber jargon and translating it into the language of business, General Williams helps audiences understand and then integrate cybersecurity solutions operationally. As one of the world’s top cybersecurity thought leaders, his unique insights enable audiences of all levels, from the board and CEO down to the technical specialists, to defeat complex cyber threats and safeguard networks.