Dr. William Butler

Dr. William Butler

Vice President

Academic Affairs

Dr. William (Bill) Butler is currently the Vice President of Academic Affairs at Capitol Technology University. Prior to this appointment in 2021, Dr. Butler served as Cybersecurity Chair for 8 years at Capitol Tech. Earlier in his career, he worked in the networking and IT industries as a network engineer and consultant for over 20 years. Dr. Butler also served as a joint qualified communications information systems officer in the U.S. Marine Corps and retired as a Colonel with 30 years of service (active and reserve). He is very active in various working groups such as the National Institute of Standards and Technology Cloud Computing Security Forum Working Group (NIST CCSFWG), Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Big Data and Mobile Computing Working Group, and the National CyberWatch Center Curriculum Taskforce and the National Cybersecurity Student Association Advisory Board. Dr. Butler holds degrees from Brenau University, Marine Corps University, U.S. Army War College, National Defense University, University of Maryland and Capitol Technology University. He earned his DSc in Cybersecurity at Capitol in 2016 researching consumer countermeasures to illegal cellphone intercept.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Applied Wireless Security
  • The Design and Practice of Secure Information Networks



  • BS Computer Science from Brenau University
  • MS Telecommunications Management from University of Maryland
  • MS Strategic Studies from US Army War College
  • DSc in Cybersecurity from Capitol Technology University
  • Certificate, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) from National Defense University (NDU)