Dr. Branden Williams

Director, Cyber Security, Union Bank

Branden R. Williams has years of experience in business, technology and information security as a consultant, leader and an executive. Williams co-founded two technology services companies early in his career and worked for a technology incubator firm. His specialty is navigating complex landscapes—be it compliance, security, technology or business—and finding innovative solutions that propel companies forward while reducing risk. He complements his consulting experience with practitioner experiences operating IT and IS tools. He’s held several executive roles in the industry and served on both the PCICo and EMVCo boards. He is a co-author of four books on PCI compliance, and his blog and other publications can be found at his website.