Director, Networking and CISO
Willis Marti is the Director of Networking and Information Security and the Chief Information Security Officer at Texas A&M University.Â He is also the Chief Information Security Officer for the Texas A&M University System.
Mr. Marti has been instrumental in Campus Network improvements, the creation of the Lone Star Education and Research Network (LEARN), and the development of a partnership with the University of Texas to create resilient networking for both schools. In addition, he assisted in the founding of the IT Forum and the IT Advisory Committee.
Mr. Marti also initiated the Virtual Network Engineering Laboratory and serves as Co-Principle Investigator for the related NSF grant. He assisted in the development of a successful proposal naming Texas A&M University as a Center of Academic Excellence by the National Security Agency. He also sponsors Texas A&M's nationally recognized Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) Team.
Willis Marti also serves as the Associate Director of the Academy for Advanced Telecommunications and Learning Technologies, and a Senior Lecturer in the Computer Science Department. Mr. Marti holds a Bachelor of Science from the United States Military Academy, and a Master of Science in Computer Science from Stanford University.Â