As Global CTO, Nico Fischbach drives corporate level vision, defines the research agenda, and pilots technology and architecture road maps that underpin Forcepoint's human-centric cybersecurity solutions. He is responsible for companywide innovation as well as Forcepoint Security Labs and is instrumental in developing thought leadership for the brand. In addition, Nico leads the office of the CTO, pilots C-level engagements with chief security strategists and architects, and sponsors University R&D partnerships and Raytheon technology transfers. before Forcepoint, he spent 17 years at Colt, a global B2B service provider, starting as a senior network engineer and being ultimately responsible for companywide strategy, architecture, and innovation. Nico holds a master's degree in networking and distributed computing from Pierre and Marie Curie University, a master's degree in computer science from the Institute of Information Technology and a bachelor's degree in computer science from Robert Schuman University Institute of Technology.