Former US Federal Judge
Dr. William Wagner currently serves as President and Chairman of Salt & Light
Global. In academia, he holds the academic rank of Distinguished Professor Emeritus.
He strategically works to ensure the next generation may do so free of
persecution. From a local township board to the United States Supreme Court, Prof. Wagner
speaks truth on behalf of the persecuted and most vulnerable. Championing the cause of the
defenseless and oppressed, he fights for freedom of religion in public forums around the globe.
Prof. Wagner promotes good governance and speaks of Jesus in the public square. Because Jesus calls us
to be Salt and Light in the world, he desires to see nations transform, darkness dissolve, and the
Professor Wagner’s public service includes serving as a Federal judge in the United States
Courts, legal counsel in the U.S. Senate, senior assistant United States attorney in the
Department of Justice, and as an American diplomat. He has had the honor of addressing the U.S.
Supreme Court and the United Nations, as well as governmental leaders around the world.