Bio

Cicero

Leslie Nielsen is the Chief Technology Officer for SOS Security, a Forsythe Company.  He leads the Architecture and Engineering team which researches, designs and implements current and emerging information security technologies.

Previously Mr. Nielsen led the Global Information Security and Compliance practice for London based Premier Farnell (PF).  He began his Information Security career at IBM, and was the Cryptographic Smart Card lead for the Internet Engineering Task Force’s reference implementation of Public Key Infrastructure.  He has served on multiple Enterprise Architect and Information Security steering committees for Global Fortune 500 companies and has been an invited speaker to several conferences to discuss Privacy, Policy and Security. He has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics from the Whitacre College of Engineering at Texas Tech University.