William Glodek has served as the President of BreakPoint Labs, since he co-founded the company in 2015. He is responsible for communicating and implementing the company’s strategic plan, and leading the defensive cyber operations (DCO) and cyber research and development lines of business. Bill has led several key projects for the company, including the development and implementation of large-scale DCO platform detecting malicious cyber activity across more than 200 client locations. Bill interacts regularly with current and prospective clients to understand complex cybersecurity challenges and works to develop sustainable solutions. Bill has more than 15 years experience in leading highly-technical teams focused on software development, digital forensics and incident response, and basic and applied research efforts. Bill is also a recognized expert in development, security, operations (DevSecOps) environments to accelerate the delivery of effective and resilient software to meet client needs.
Prior to founding BreakPoint Labs, Bill served as the Network Security Branch Chief at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), where he managed a portfolio of basic (6.1) and applied (6.2) cyber research efforts with partners across the DoD, Federal Government, academia, and industry. During his time at ARL, Bill created Dshell, an open source python-based network forensics analysis framework used extensively by law enforcement and counterintelligence agencies, and earned recognition from the Director of the FBI for technical contributions to high-profile investigations.
He earned a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Florida State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Delaware.