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Nicolas M. Chaillan

Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity - FEMA


Nicolas M. Chaillan is the Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity at FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency). He was also the Chief Architect of the Cyber.gov program at DHS S&T Cyber Security Division.

Cyber.gov is the new robust, innovative and holistic .Gov cyber security architecture that mitigates cyber threats by leveraging best practices and implementable solutions with minimal impact to workforce efficiency.

Chaillan is a technology entrepreneur, software developer, cyber expert and inventor. He is recognized as one of France's youngest entrepreneurs after founding, WORLDAKT SARL at 15 years of age.

Chaillan is a leading cybersecurity expert, has participated in multiple industry conferences and has worked in close collaboration with government officials.

With over 17 years of international tech, entrepreneurial and management experience, Chaillan is the founder of more than 12 companies, including AFTER-MOUSE.COM.

Chaillan also is a leader in intellectual property, innovation, R&D and incubation as well as an expert in multiple technological fields such as cybersecurity, multi-touch, mobile solutions, Internet of Things, Big Data, Cloud Computing, and Wearables.

Over the last eight years alone, he created and sold over 180 innovative software products to 40 fortune 500 companies.

Chaillan is recognized as a pioneer of the computer language PHP. He also contributed to and managed several modules and PECL extensions, including SPPLUS and Cybermut—the first payment solutions developed for PHP.