William (“Will”) Lin is a Managing Director and Founding Member at Forgepoint Capital (FPC)
Forgepoint was founded in 2015 and is investing $770M dedicated to startups protecting the digital future; FPC is currently the largest and most active team in the category.
Will is honored to be a coach for entrepreneurs at multiple companies including: Attivo Networks, Bishop Fox, Concourse Labs, Cyberhaven, LoginRadius, Remediant, Sphere, Symmetry Systems, Uptycs and a Stealth Investment.
Will is also a Co-Founder & President of the Security Tinkerers, a non-profit organization that brings together information security professionals to share learnings, provide mentorship, and generate opportunities for the security community and its next generation of leaders. He is a Visiting Fellow at the National Security Institute at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School. He also is a regular contributor to SecurityWeek, was named a Venture Capital Journal Rising Star, and is an avid connector in the cybersecurity entrepreneur, investor, and practitioner ecosystems.
Will holds a BA from the University of California, Berkeley, and found his calling at the intersection of IT and entrepreneurship after starting businesses to help pay for college. When not in the office, you’ll find Will on the hunt for up-and-coming restaurants or talking about startups at home with his VC spouse.