Brian Williams is a Vice President and the Multimedia Manager of the Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR). He performs a major technical role in the direction of multimedia productions and training applications for IIR programs funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the U.S. Department of State. He is integrally involved in all aspects of multimedia production—video, CD, DVD, and PowerPoint production—including initial planning, preproduction, scriptwriting, production, postproduction, authoring, and duplication. He coordinates multimedia applications addressing the specific areas of multiagency response and operational training needs. Mr. Williams has 30 years of service with IIR.
Previously, Mr. Williams’ responsibilities included data compilation and analysis, technical editing, data and research development, and report preparation to support IIR’s role in several of its key initiatives. Mr. Williams was also responsible for development and implementation of IIR’s research library cataloging system.
From 1984 to 1988, Mr. Williams served in the United States Air Force as a law enforcement officer, attaining the rank of sergeant. In this capacity, Mr. Williams was involved in supervising personnel, maintaining security of an overseas (Belgium) nuclear weapons base, investigating incidents and complaints concerning base security, apprehending and restraining suspected felons, and enforcing standards of conduct and military law.
Mr. Williams holds a bachelor of science degree in communication from Florida State University.