Nicko van Someren founded Thales Reading 1 Ltd. and Espial Group Ltd. Presently, he holds the position of Chief Technology Officer of Absolute Software Corp.
He is also on the board of Device Authority Ltd.
He previously occupied the position of Chief Technical Officer & Senior Vice President at Good Technology Corp., Chief Information & Security Officer at nanoPay Corp., Chief Security Architect at Juniper Networks, Inc., Chief Technology Officer at Espial Group Ltd., Chief Technology Officer at Thales Reading 1 Ltd. and Chief Technology Officer of The Linux Foundation.
Nicko van Someren received a doctorate from Trinity College, Cambridge.