Chief Information Security Officer, Teacher Retirement System of Texas
Frank Williams is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the Teacher Retirement System of
Texas. Covering a span of 20+ years of experience, his credentials include the Certified Chief Information
Security Officer (CCISO), Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical
Hacker (CEH), as well as a Master’s in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity and Postgraduate in AI &
ML. As a prior Cisco Networking Academy instructor, Frank has the experience to explain technology at
all levels including acting as an expert witness for the FBI in federal court. Frank currently lives in
Dripping Springs, Texas 20 miles outside of Austin.