Staff

Staff

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.

James Dolan

James Dolan is the SecureDrop Systems Architect. He assists media organizations with preparing, installing and maintaining SecureDrop instances. He helped architect the original SecureDrop environment (then called DeadDrop) with Aaron Swartz and Kevin Poulsen while working at Condé Nast as part of their Information Security team.

Kevin Gallagher

Kevin Gallagher is a Systems Administrator assisting FPF with infrastructure and operations. He is a writer, activist and certified GNU/Linux expert who is enthusiastic about privacy, security and freedom of information. In 2012 he created Free Barrett Brown, a support network and legal defense fund formed for the purpose of assisting a prominent jailed American journalist.

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.