William Houston Egon Zehnder, Washington DC
Will Houston, based in Washington, DC, has over twenty years’ experience in the industrial and technology sectors, the military, and federal government. Will is an executive recruitment consultant in Egon Zehnder’s Technology & Communications and Industrial Practices.More
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Will was a Head of Strategic Partner Development in Google’s Emerging Business Development group, where he helped build and launch the Google Domains domain name registrar. Previously, Will served as Senior Vice President of Business Development at Berico Technologies, a data analysis company serving the Defense Department and Intelligence Community; as Director of Policy and Planning for Customs and Border Protection in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security; and as a consultant with Diamond Technology Partners, where he advised Fortune 500 clients on technology strategy. Will began his career as an Army Intelligence Officer, serving four years on active duty. He continues to serve as a Reservist, as a Lieutenant Colonel in Cyber Command.
Will earned an AB from Princeton University, an MBA from the Wharton School, and a Masters in International Relations and Economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He was also a Fellow with the Robert Bosch Foundation in Berlin, and serves on the Advisory Board of the Alumni & Friends of Princeton University ROTC.