Chris Will is Vice President of Cyber Training for Comtech TCS, a company formed by the acquisition of TCS Telecommunication Systems, Inc. by Comtech Telecommunications Corp.. Building on the strength of each company, Comtech TCS provides a compelling array of communication products and services to both the commercial and Government market segments. Chris leads the Cyber Training division of the company and is instrumental in spearheading the business plan and development of new business opportunities around a variety of courseware, learning technologies, and services the company provides.
Chris has 30 years of experience in product development, business development, and marketing in the education and training space. Chris has worked for major education companies, including Sylvan Ventures, Pearson Education, and Ascend Learning. As Sr. VP of Curriculum Solutions at Jones & Bartlett Learning, he led a team that developed and sold custom client product solutions in health care, automotive, and IT training. In the cyber security space, he developed an extensive series of courseware, textbooks, and hands-on virtual labs in cyber security that has been adopted for use by over 200 colleges and universities in the U.S. and has been used by over 27,000 students. The program was recognized for excellence by CNNS and the NSA to meet the training standard for NSTISSI No. 4011 and CNSSI No 4013A.. In addition, the accompanying lab program was recognized by Info Security Products Guide as the winner of the 2013 Global Excellence Awards in the “Security Training and Educational Programs” category.
Chris is a graduate of the University of Virginia with a Bachelor’s degree in English and a concentration in American Studies, giving hope to liberal arts graduates everywhere.
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