United Services Automobile Assn.
Fortune 500 Rank
Wil Bennett is a seasoned cybersecurity expert, currently serving as the Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer at USAA. He has been with USAA for over 16 years, showcasing a long-standing commitment to the company and the field of information security. Since August 2016, Wil has been leading the company's cybersecurity initiatives as the Chief Information Security Officer. His role involves safeguarding critical information and systems against cyber threats, ensuring data privacy, and maintaining regulatory compliance. Prior to his current position, Wil served as the Assistant Vice President of Financial Crimes Analytics and Insights at USAA from November 2014, demonstrating his expertise in financial security and data analysis. Wil's journey at USAA also includes a tenure as Executive Director of Information Security Solutions from June 2010 to November 2014. Here, he played a key role in developing and implementing robust security solutions for the organization. His earlier roles at USAA include IT Technical Manager and Information Security Analyst, positions that contributed significantly to his deep understanding of IT security. Before joining USAA, Wil was a Senior Security Consultant at Trident Data Systems from 1995 to 1997. This experience further solidified his foundation in cybersecurity and information technology. His educational background is equally impressive. Wil completed a program in Big Data and Analytics at Kellogg Executive Education in 2016, equipping him with advanced knowledge in data-driven security strategies. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts and Business Administration from The University of Texas at San Antonio. Wil is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a testament to his expertise and qualifications in the field of information security.