Nick L. Kael is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Ericom Software. He has over 24 years experience in the technology industry, including 17 in cybersecurity. He is knowledgeable in areas including web technologies, architecture, infrastructure, networking and development environments. At Ericom, Nick is responsible for technology partnerships, solutions management, and technology strategy. In previous roles, he was Group CTO for Global Service Providers at Symantec and Director at Zscaler in the Chief Architect Team for Channel and Service Providers. From 2009 to 2012, as a member of the Symantec CTO’s team, Nick advised the executive team. Earlier, he held leadership roles in network and security engineering for telecommunications providers including MCI, Qwest, Global Crossing, and British Telecom. He holds certifications in CISSP, CEHv7, CCSK, BCCPP & Bluecoat Blue Knight, MCSE + Security, CCDP, CCNA, CCSA, VTP5, and VTSP5.
The challenges in 2020 and beyond that Identity and Access Management addresses may turn out to be footnotes — or may change the way we operate online.