Bill Williams is a native North Carolinian who holds graduate degrees from Harvard Divinity School and from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina. A fifteen-year veteran of the information technology industry, Bill holds a U.S. Patent for content networking (U.S. Patent 7260590). Bill is the author of several short stories and works of non-fiction. His stories have appeared in Meridian: The Semi-Annual from the University of Virginia, The Massachusetts Review, and The Greensboro Review. The Business Case for Storage Networks was published in 2004 by Cisco Press. Bill Williams lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, with his wife, Lia, and their three children.