Lieutenant General (R) William C. Mayville, Jr, a leader in U.S. national security cyber capabilities, former Director of Operations for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs and former Vice Commander, US Cyber Command, has joined the firm in the Cyber Security Practice. In this role, LTG Mayville will bring his vast, battle-tested experience to Korn Ferry's global clients.
“Cybersecurity isn't just about understanding the threats and vulnerabilities facing today's increasingly interconnected global network," said LTG Mayville. “It's about understanding the DNA of a successful security and information officer – having the right people in the right roles, with the right skills to deal with these reoccurring issues. I'm excited to join Korn Ferry and work closely with the technology, cyber, and digital practices."
“Bill has significant senior leadership experience commanding troops at every level including nearly five years of combat experience in Iraq and Afghanistan in a myriad of key leadership positions," said Michael Franzino, President, Financial Services, Korn Ferry. “His relationships are extensive, and he has deep industry expertise across information technology, national security, and professional services. It's an honor to have him on board."
Most recently, LTG Mayville served as the Vice Commander, US Cyber Command, where he supervised the expansion of the nation's newest combatant command, the growth of a 6,200 cyber security workforce, and a $230M research and acquisition enterprise to improve U.S. national security cyber capabilities. Additionally, he directed contingency planning for cyber security forces and oversaw cyber security operations to safeguard DOD activities worldwide. Read more.