Conor Schaefer

Conor Schaefer is the DevOps Engineer for SecureDrop, specializing in automation and deployment for the platform. He has taught computer literacy and IT certification courses for the underprivileged in Philadelphia, and also worked as a Linux sysadmin and developer for the University of Pennsylvania.

Garrett Robinson

Garrett Robinson is the Lead Developer on SecureDrop. His interest in empowering whistleblowers through technology began when he was involved with environmental activism in Appalachia, and led to the creation of a whistleblower submission site called Honest Appalachia. He previously worked full time as a security and privacy engineer for Mozilla, and also for the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Harlo Holmes

Harlo Holmes is a Digital Security Trainer. 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. She is a media scholar, software programmer, and activist; and contributes regularly to the open source mobile security collective The Guardian Project.

Noah Vesely

Noah Vesely is a Software Engineer for SecureDrop. He recently graduated from Hampshire College, writing two undergraduate theses on cryptography. In college he also started the student group LibreHamp, which encouraged the use of free/libre software and hosted cryptoparties.

Trevor Timm

Trevor Timm is a co-founder and the executive director of the Freedom of the Press Foundation. He is a journalist, activist, and lawyer who writes a twice weekly column for The Guardian on privacy, free speech, and national security. He has contributed to The Atlantic, Al Jazeera, Foreign Policy, Harvard Law and Policy Review, PBS MediaShift, and Politico.

Trevor formerly worked as an activist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Before that, he helped the longtime General Counsel of The New York Times, James Goodale, write a book on the Pentagon Papers and the First Amendment. He received his J.D. from New York Law School.

In 2013, he received the Hugh Hefner First Amendment Award for journalism.