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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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Team

Di Luong

Di joined OTF in 2018
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Team

Eman Jaradat

Eman joined the OTF team in April 2020.
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Advisory Council

Emily Ratliff

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Team

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

Jenn Henrichsen

Jennifer R. Henrichsen is a doctoral research fellow at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, where she is researching the tensions between freedom of expression and regulation and surveillance by s…
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Advisory Council

Jillian C. York

Jillian C. York is Director for International Freedom of Expression at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), where her work focuses on user rights, digital security, and Internet regulation.
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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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Fellow

Jorge Sebastian Sierra Guerrero

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Advisory Council

Karen Renaud

Karen leads the Security Science Cluster and coordinate the Human-Centred Security Research Group.
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Fellow

Kris Ruijgrok

As an Information Controls Fellow, Kris will work with the Software Freedom Law Center to document the social and political circumstances that lead to an Internet shutdown in India - regularly a world leader in Internet shutdown event…
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Team

Laura Cunningham

Laura joined the team in 2019 as OTF's Principal Director.
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Advisory Council

Leigh Honeywell

Leigh Honeywell is a Security Engineer at Slack.
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Former Staff

Libby Liu

Ms. Liu provided strategic and operational direction to OTF as it supported the development of global Internet freedom tools.