William Butler

Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) at Qrypt

William Butler has a strong background in sales and leadership roles. William is currently serving as the Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) at Qrypt since 2022. Prior to this, they worked at Cortex by Palo Alto Networks from 2018 to 2023. At Cortex, they held positions such as Vice President of Sales, East-Majors and Strategic Accounts, and Vice President of Sales - East and Canada. During their time at Cortex, they achieved notable accomplishments, including being rated as the number one RVP globally and leading the largest revenue-producing team in Cortex History.

Before Cortex, William worked at Tanium from 2015 to 2018, where they held the role of Vice President of Sales, East and Canada. William was recognized as the highest performing Sales Leader globally, with 130% of Plan attainment. Prior to Tanium, they worked at Verizon from 2012 to 2015 as the Director of Sales - Financial Services, responsible for leading the largest Financial Services Vertical for Cloud Computing, IT, and Security Solutions. William also managed the team that closed the single largest new logo cloud/colo deal in Verizon's history.

William's career also includes positions at Verizon Business as a Senior Sales Executive from 2007 to 2012, at Cybertrust as VP, Key Accounts from 2003 to 2007, and at NetCertainty where they co-founded the company as VP, Co-Founder. NetCertainty was later acquired by a public corporation in 2001.

William Butler has a diverse educational background. In 1990, they enrolled at Denison University, where they pursued a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. William successfully completed their undergraduate studies and graduated with honors, earning a BA, Cum Laude in 1994.

After gaining work experience, William furthered their education by attending Emory University - Goizueta Business School from 1999 to 2001. William pursued a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree during this period.

In 2007, William attended The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth for a brief period, undertaking a course titled "Gateway to Management" as part of their professional development.

William later sought advanced professional development opportunities at renowned business institutions. In 2009, they attended Harvard Business School and completed a program focused on "Negotiation and Competitive Decision Making." The following year, in 2010, they participated in a course on "Strategic Persuasion" at The Wharton School.

In addition to their formal education, William obtained a certification as a Verizon Lean Six Sigma Champion in March 2014. Specific information regarding the institution providing the certification is not available.


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  • Chief Revenue Officer (CRO)

    December, 2022 - present

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