Co-Founder & CTO
Will Ackerly is the CTO and Co-Founder of Virtru. Prior to founding Virtru in 2012, Will spent eight years at the National Security Agency (NSA) where he specialized in cloud analytics and security architecture — specifically on security of inter-agency data sharing. During his tenure at the NSA, Will invented the Trusted Data Format (TDF), an open standard used today for secure sharing inside and outside the government, and the data standard used by Virtru. Will holds a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Magna Cum Laude.