William Proffer is an accomplished physical scientist and information technologist with 36 years of work experience in geophysics, high performance computing, information systems, systems security, and program management. He has performed key business development roles in the capture of commercial and government business for leidos (formerly SAI). His current work is consulting with enterprises on IT security and governance, program/portfolio management and architecture solutions. He has performed team and individual solution design, selection and implementation for dozens of commercial and government clients. Examples are: strong authentication for the Department of Veterans Affairs, supercomputer strategy for the Department of Defense, database architectures for the Defense Nuclear Agency, network and application security for the United Arab Emirates Ministry of the Interior, Operational Support Systems vendor selection and implementation for Level 3 Communications, intranet design for BC Tel, Internet design for British Petroleum, enterprise architectures for Pfizer, and mobile device and software selection for the State of California. Mr. Proffer performed technical due diligence for SAIC Venture Capital Corporation investments. He is PMI, ITIL and CMMI practice certified. Previously, he researched and implemented computational constitutive stress-strain relationships to model the effects of nuclear explosions on man-made and geological materials, worked on MX missile basing for the Strategic Defense Initiative, and developed weapons systems nuclear, biological and chemical hardening process re-engineering for the U.S. Army Harry Diamond Laboratories. Prior to joining leidos/SAIC in 1994, Mr. Proffer worked at Maxwell Laboratories/S-Cubed and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.