Nico Sell

American entrepreneur, privacy advocate, and an organizer of DEF CON, the largest hacker gathering in the world

The Americas

Nico Sell is a professional artist, athlete, an entrepreneur based in California. She is CEO and cofounder of ;r00tz Asylum a nonprofit dedicated to teaching children about the values of white-hat hacking, and Wickr, a free messaging app enabling anyone to send self-destructing messages that are anonymous, private, and secure. Sell is also an organizer of ;DEF CON,the largest hacker gathering in the world. She has helped launch over 20 successful security companies as a venture catalyst and sits on numerous advisory boards.