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Nick Savvides

Chief Technology Officer, Asia Pacific at Symantec

Nick Savvides is Symantec’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in the Asia Pacific region. As the CTO, Nick is responsible for the portfolio strategy and innovation roadmap for Symantec across the Asia-Pacific region. His charter is to provide local market insights that influence global strategic planning and product development.

An information security expert, with over 20 years’ experience, Savvides has spent the last 12 years at Symantec in various technology and sales roles across the Asia Pacific and Japan. He has presented at more than 70 conferences, contributed to many high profile panel discussions and regularly appears in the media on cybersecurity-related topics.

Prior to joining Symantec, Savvides worked for the University of Melbourne in various IT-related roles. Most notably, Savvides managed the high-performance computing technologies at the Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computing and was responsible for developing nuclear microprobe analysis tools.

Savvides is an active member of the IT Security community and a member of a number of industry bodies. He is a Science graduate of The University of Melbourne majoring in Physics and Computer Science.