Nicolas Fischbach is Global CTO at Forcepoint. He drives corporate-level vision and innovation, defines the research agenda, and pilots technology and architecture roadmaps which underpin Forcepoint’s cybersecurity portfolio. Prior to Forcepoint, he spent 17 years at global B2B service provider Colt leading company-wide strategy, architecture, and innovation. Under his leadership, Colt received significant industry awards as a SDN, NFV, and telco transformation pioneer. Fischbach is a recognized authority on service provider security and next-generation network and cloud architectures. He holds master’s degrees in networking and distributed computing, and computer science, from Pierre and Marie Curie University and the Institute of Information Technology, respectively.