Sergio Heker


In 1985, Sergio Heker built the JVNC supercomputer network, growing it into the fastest Internet network and largest international carrier worldwide. The first to co-locate equipment with telecom providers, he helped create the original “backbone” of the Internet. Mr. Heker helped contain the infamous Morris worm in 1988 and testified before Congress on the security of the Internet. In the 1990s, his business NextGen provided cybersecurity to global brands including General Motors. FOUNDER, CHAIRMAN & CEO, GLESEC Launched in 2003 as the world’s first outsourced cybersecurity provider, GLESEC delivers holistic, risk-based cybersecurity and compliance solutions that address real business needs. GLESEC is headquartered in Orlando, Florida, with operations across the U.S. and Latin America.