Javier serves as a senior manager for Symantec Security Response overseeing the rapid response team in Santa Monica, Calif. As a senior manager, the 14-year security veteran ensures that Symantec is on top of all the latest threats on the Internet. His team acts as the first responders to any outbreak situation.
Javier joined Symantec in December 2000, bringing with him tremendous experience from both the corporate and national security arenas. Javier started his career in security in 1990 when he enlisted in the military. His background in signals intelligence gives him a unique perspective. He has seen Internet exploitation, hacker groups, cyber terrorism and international threats from a national security vantage point.
Javier graduated from the University of Kansas in 1997, securing a bachelor's degree in physics and Russian and Eastern European Studies (REES). His passion for education also led him to teach high school math and coach soccer while in Texas City, TX in 1998. Javier is fluent in Russian and Spanish.