Executive Vice President,
Doug Williams leads R9B’s product development, quality assurance and technical customer support initiatives. Mr. Williams joined R9B after a distinguished 33-year career with IBM’s research and development teams. In his last position at IBM, he served as a senior data scientist in the company’s CISO organization. He formerly served as the technical leader in IBM’s advanced security development organization, where he managed a global team of engineers, security experts and cloud operations technicians. Mr. Williams also led an advanced research team in IBM’s Watson Research Division. During his last decade at the company, he was a key leader in IBM’s adoption of agile development practices. Mr. Williams has worked in several technology areas, including data science, networking, data storage, cloud computing and software development. His most recent advanced security project explored how to apply machine learning algorithms to data loss prevention. Mr. Williams holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Wilkes College, and a Master of Science degree in communications from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.