Nicko van Someren

Chief Technology Officer, The Linux Foundation

Nicko van Someren is the Linux Foundation’s Chief Technology Officer, focused on the Core Infrastructure Initiative and other security-focused efforts at the organization. He has extensive experience across the security and networking industries. Most recently, he was the CTO of Good Technology, and prior to this he served as Chief Security Architect at Juniper Networks, where he was responsible for the company’s Network Security products. Before joining Juniper, he was Founder and CTO of the security technology company nCipher Plc. Van Someren holds a doctorate and first-class degree in computer science from Cambridge University in the UK. He is a fellow of both the Royal Academy of Engineering and the British Computer Society.