William Carter
Deputy Director and Fellow, Technology Policy ProgramCenter for Strategic & International Studies

William A. Carter is a deputy director and fellow in the Technology Policy Program at CSIS.

His work focuses on international cyber and technology policy issues, including data localization, surveillance and privacy, cyber conflict and deterrence, financial sector cybersecurity, and law enforcement and technology, including encryption.

He has spoken at events and conferences around the world, including leading a table-top exercise on cyber-financial crises for the ASEAN regional forum in Singapore in 2015, and he has participated in Track 2 dialogues on cyber and technology policy issues.

 Before joining CSIS, he worked in the Goldman Sachs Investment Strategy Group, advising private and institutional clients on their short- to medium-term asset allocation decisions.

He previously worked at the Council on Foreign Relations and at Caxton Associates, a New York hedge fund. He graduated from New York University with a B.A. in economics.