Gary Nichols
Gary Nichols
Managing Director, Security Design & Engineering
Charles Schwab
Gary Nichols is the Managing Director of Security Design & Engineering for Charles Schwab.  He oversees information security standards, researching and recommending security technologies, security research and development, managing cloud security strategy, and establishing security designs and prescriptive architectures for the Firm.  Mr. Nichols has over 20 years of information security and information technology experience within the military, government, hospitality, telecommunications, aerospace, banking, software development and insurance sectors. Prior to joining Charles Schwab, Mr. Nichols was a consultant to  Honeywell Global Security, and was the Chief Information Security Officer for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona.Charles Schwab & Co. (NYSE:SCHW) is one of the world's largest investment banks and brokerage companies, managing over $3 trillion in assets. The San Francisco-based company operates more than 300 branches with around 14,0000 employees throughout the US, in London and Hong Kong.