Jayce Nichols

Senior Director of Collection & Research, FireEye Inc.

As FireEye’s Senior Director of Collection & Research, Jayce leads a global team of 50+ researchers in over a dozen countries. After 7 years helping shape the intelligence team at iSIGHT Partners and FireEye, Jayce is passionate about creating value for decision makers, whatever their level in an organization. He has gained hands-on experience exploring criminal communities, talking 1:1 with bad guys, and crunching thousands of data points to understand threat activity. For a change of pace, Jayce enjoys working on Python / AI side projects. In his spare time, he plays soccer, chess, or reads a good book. Jayce holds a BA in Government from Patrick Henry College and an MA in Intelligence Studies from American Military University, both with honors.