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Nico Sell

Nico Sell

Cofounder and CEO, Wickr

Nico Sell is the cofounder and CEO of Wickr, a messaging app that offers users a high level of privacy and encryption. Sell is also a founder of r00tz Asylum, an organization that teaches kids to appreciate white-hat hacking.

We didn't come to market until we knew we had something secure. Almost every other consumer product in the world works the opposite way. First they develop the product and all the cool things, and then they backtrack.