Nico Popp is Senior Vice President of product management and development for Information Protection at Symantec. Prior to Symantec, Nico was CTO of VeriSign Security Services where he led the efforts to develop new products and services for Trust Services and Identity Protection. Before VeriSign, Popp was chief technical officer for RealNames Corporation. Popp was also co-inventor and engineering manager for WebObjects at NeXT Software and Apple Computer. Popp holds a M.S. degree in Robotics from Stanford University, and a B.S. in Aeronautics from Sup'Aero, France.