Google Cloud Customer Engineer, Google
Nicolas Bédard is a Google Cloud Customer engineer, specializing in Cybersecurity. Working in IT for the last 20 years, Nicolas holds industry certifications like Google Professional Cloud Architect (PCA), Professional Cloud Security Engineer, Palo Alto Networks PCNSE, Forrester Zero-Trust Strategist and is based in Montréal, Canada. Also teaching cybersecurity classes as a part-time lecturer at McGill University, Nicolas likes to help everyone understand how technology works, regardless of their professional backgrounds or experience. Before joining Google Cloud, Nicolas worked for the primary Palo Alto Networks partners of Canada, where he was the first to receive the Cyberforce Hero status in the Country, an award only their best partner sales engineer are receiving. Nicolas is also a charcoal grill addict and a half-marathon runner, unsuccessfully trying to balance these two contradictory activities for so many years!