10 May –
Barton Gellman, a Pulitzer Prize and Emmy Award-winning journalist, is a staff writer at the Atlantic and a senior fellow at the Century Foundation. In previous assignments he served tours as legal, military, diplomatic, and foreign correspondent for the Washington Post.
Cory Doctorow is a science fiction author, activist and journalist. He is the author of many books, most recently Radicalized and Walkaway, science fiction for adults, In Real Life, a graphic novel; Information Doesn't Want To Be Free, a book about earning a living in the Internet age, and Homeland, a YA sequel to Little Brother.
Fabio Natali is a London-based information security advisor, software architect, and consultant. His interests lie at the intersection of technology, ethics, and politics. As an information security consultant, he has worked with and provided support to investigative journalists, activists, and human rights organisations, from the UK and abroad.
Harlo Holmes is the Director of Digital Security at Freedom of the Press Foundation. She strives to help individual journalists in various media organizations become confident and effective in securing their communications within their newsrooms, with their sources, and with the public at large.
Igor Ostrovskiy is an experienced professional investigator with a mindset, skillset, and determination to solve problems to help clients do what they want to do. Igor's professional experience started with undercover investigations in 2007.
Iona Craig is a freelance print and broadcast journalist. Based in Yemen from 2010 to 2015 as The Times (London) Yemen correspondent she regularly returns to the country to cover the ongoing civil war.
James Harkin is the director of the Centre for Investigative Journalism. He is a journalist who covers social change and political conflict and whose work appears in Vanity Fair, Harper’s, GQ, The Smithsonian, Prospect and the Guardian.
Jessica Bruder is a journalist who writes about subcultures and social issues. In May of 2013 an unusual package arrived on her doorstep. It turned out to be Ed Snowden's full NSA archive, sent by the leaker himself.
John Scott-Railton is a Senior Researcher at Citizen Lab (at The University of Toronto). His work focuses on technological threats to civil society, including targeted malware operations, cyber militias, and online disinformation.
Laura Poitras is a filmmaker and journalist. Her film CITIZENFOUR, the third installment of her post-9/11 Trilogy, won an Academy Award for Best Documentary, along with awards from the British Academy of Film, Independent Spirit Awards, Director’s Guild of America, and Emmy Awards.
Dr. Omar Mohammed is a historian from Mosul, known until recently only as the anonymous blogger Mosul Eye. Through Mosul Eye, Omar set out to inform the world about life under the Islamic State in his city.
Runa Sandvik works on digital security for journalists and other high-risk people. Her work builds upon experience from her time at The New York Times, Freedom of the Press Foundation, and The Tor Project.
Sonia Kennebeck is an independent documentary filmmaker and investigative journalist with more than 15 years of directing and producing experience. She has directed eight television documentaries and more than 50 investigative reports.
Trevor Timm is a co-founder and the executive director of the Freedom of the Press Foundation. He is a journalist, activist, and legal analyst whose writing has appeared in The New York Times, the Guardian, USA Today, The Atlantic, Al Jazeera, Foreign Policy, Harvard Law and Policy Review, and Politico.