Bill Swedberg

Information Security Manager

Bill Swedberg

Information Security Manager

Team Member since 2015

Bill is a highly experienced IT Professional with an extensive education and 24 years work history in the IT infrastructure and information security fields. Following his graduation from Clemson University with a degree in Computer Science, Bill joined Interim HealthCare, Inc. where he served in a variety of IT roles. In his career, Bill has worked for Clemson University, ThruPoint, Inc. and First Sun Management in various IT management roles.  Bill joined the KeyMark team in 2015 and currently serves as KeyMark’s information security risk consultant. He monitors the security and data interchanges with KeyMark’s core internal systems, implements information security policies and procedures, and provides subject matter expertise on industry standards and regulations, such as PCI (payment cards) and HIPAA (health information).

Things you should know about Bill:
  • I was a Combat Engineer in the Army Reserve for 8 years
  • I was adopted at 15 years old
  • I am related to 12 Mayflower passengers. John Howland is my 11x Great Grandfather, Gov. William Bradford is my wife’s 10x Great Grandfather, and Cameron Boland’s wife is my umpteenth cousin somewhat removed.

Q + A with Bill

If you could have dinner with anyone dead or alive, who would it be and why?

My biological father who I never knew and died in 2001.

What’s the most unusual place you have visited?

Chichen Itza, Carr. Costera del Golfo, Yucatán, Mexico – Mayan Ruins

What’s the most unusual item in your desk drawer?

DeLorean Time Machine

What music do you listen to when no one is around?

80’s Pop/Rock – U2, Boston, Foreigner, Journey, Styx etc. I listen to this even with people around like my 4 daughters who also love 80’s Pop/Rock.

If you could tell the next generation one thing, what would it be?

Take Responsibility for your own life. You’re owed nothing.

What do you enjoy doing when you’re not working?

Family, Playing Sports (Golf, Softball, Basketball), genealogical research, and binge watching Netflix series.

If you could go anywhere, right now, for 5 days all expenses paid, where would it be?

Park City, Utah snow skiing with the fam

What is your favorite quote, and why?

“Scars remind us where we’ve been. They don’t have to dictate where we’re going” – David Rossi, Criminal Minds

If you had to get a brand tattooed on your arm, what would it be?

Clemson Tiger Paw

At age 10, what did you want to be when you grew up?

Professional Hockey Player for the Boston Bruins

If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be?

Sitting on a tropical beach

If you could spend a week anywhere in the world, where would it be?

Exploring Portugal and the Azores

What’s the biggest life lesson you learned the hard way?

Fear of failure paralyzed me, causing me to fail

If your future self could send a note to your current self, what would it say?

Powerball numbers for the last several drawings