Bill is currently the EVP & CIO of Metalforming, Inc (MFI), the leader in Architectural Metal Roofing throughout North America. Throughout his leadership tenure he has brought many technology solutions to improve a small company that has a big footprint. The adoptions of several major IT systems (Unified Communications Platform, Web Solutions, CRM, ERP, SharePoint, Customer Support and Inventory Management Apps) have strategically helped keep our position as Number One. Partnerships with Georgia Tech have helped tremendously thru the innovation of many C# and .NET 3.5 software applications that helped unify our solutions and products for our customers.
Prior to his tenure at MFI, LCDR Wilkins spent 21 years in the Submarine Navy, and was involved in several technology based projects including developing a CNO’s Naval Vision for the year 2020, pulling the trigger on the first night-time launch of a D5 nuclear missile and developing a prototype Java based, wireless network for the Virginia Class submarine. Bill holds an Electrical Engineering degree from Auburn University and Masters in Computer Science (Networks) from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA.