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People behind OTF

Meet the the people behind OTF. Our Team, Advisory Council, and Fellows are a large community of people who speak dozens of languages, are from all over the world, know a lot about Internet freedom, support hundreds of projects, and know how to make yours succeed.

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Advisory Council
Former Staff

Dan Blah

Dan co-founded OTF in 2012 and was the organization's inaugural director until 2019.
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Advisory Council

Daniel Kahn Gillmor

Daniel Kahn Gillmor is a Senior Staff Technologist for ACLU’s Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project, focused on the way our technical infrastructure shapes society and impacts civil liberties.
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Former Staff

Dan McDevitt

Dan joined the OTF team in December 2014.
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Team

Di Luong

Di joined OTF in 2018 and is currently OTF's Product Manager.
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Advisory Council

Ellery Roberts Biddle

Emily Ratliff
Advisory Council

Emily Ratliff

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Former Staff

Fiona Krakenbürger

Fiona joined the OTF team in January 2019.
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Advisory Council

Frerieke van Bree

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Advisory Council

Gunnar Hellekson

Gunnar Hellekson is the Chief Technology Strategist for Red Hat’s US Public Sector group, where he works with systems integrators and government agencies to encourage the use of open source software in government.
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Advisory Council

Gustaf Björksten

Gustaf has been gaining professional experience as a technologist and information security specialist since 1994, most recently in the area of surveillance technology.
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Fellow

Hoàng Nguyên Phong

Phong will work with the Citizen Lab at University of Toronto over the next year to investigate the Great Firewall (GFW) with a focus on its abusive design of abusing IP addresses of non-Chinese entities in forged DNS responses.
Fellow

Information Controls Fellow

The fellow will investigate the underlying mechanisms used by China's Great Firewall (GFW) to identify and block various popular censorship circumvention protocols.
Fellow

Information Controls Fellow

The fellow will create a catalogue of user-created censorship circumvention techniques and identify methods that jointly maximize information accessibility and circumvention effectiveness
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Advisory Council

Jac sm Kee

Jac sm Kee is a feminist activist working at the intersection of internet technologies, social justice and collective power.
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Advisory Council

Jantine van Herwijnen

Jantine van Herwijnen is working for Free Press unlimited in the Gender, Safety and Accountabillity team.
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Team

Jason Aul

Jason joined OTF in 2021
Advisory Council

J. Bob Alotta

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Advisory Council

Jennifer Henrichsen

Jennifer R. Henrichsen is a Visiting Fellow at Yale's Information Society Project at Yale Law School and a Ph.D. candidate at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Advisory Council

Jillian C. York

Jillian C. York is a writer and activist whose work examines the impact of technology on our societal and cultural values.
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Advisory Council

John Adams

John Adams is an independent security advisor, focusing on information security, user privacy, and secure distributed systems.

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