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Alissa Cooper

Alissa Cooper is a VP/Chief Technology Officer and Fellow at Cisco Systems. Her work advances the state of the art at the intersection of engineering, policy, and technical standards. She previously served as Vice President of Technology Standards at Cisco and in a variety of leadership roles in the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), including serving as IETF Chair from 2017 to 2021. She served as the chair of the IANA Stewardship Coordination Group (ICG) from 2014 to 2016. At Cisco she was responsible for driving privacy and policy strategy within the company's portfolio of real-time collaboration products before being appointed as IETF Chair. Prior to joining Cisco, Alissa served as the Chief Computer Scientist at the Center for Democracy and Technology, where she was a leading public interest advocate and technologist on issues related to privacy, net neutrality, and technical standards. Alissa holds a PhD from the Oxford Internet Institute and MS and BS degrees in computer science from Stanford University.

Chelsea Komlo
Vice Chair

Chelsea Komlo is a cryptography and privacy researcher and engineer, and has been a technical contributor to Tor since 2016. Chelsea has nearly a decade of engineering experience and is a lead author on several cryptographic designs ranging from multi-party signature schemes to post-quantum primitives with applications to secure messaging. She has experience working on technical teams around the world on both enterprise and open-source projects. She currently is completing her Ph.D at the University of Waterloo in the Cryptography, Security, and Privacy Lab, and is a Principal Technical Advisor and Researcher for the Zcash Foundation. Chelsea also serves as a member of the Tor Research Safety Board.

Dees Chinniah

Desigan Chinniah, aka Dees or cyberdees, is a creative technologist. He has a portfolio of advisory roles and board positions within technology organizations in areas that include machine learning on encrypted data via homomorphic encryption (Zama), connectivity and edge of the network content delivery within emerging markets (BRCK), and alternative business models for the web via open protocols and web standards (Coil). Dees co-created Grant for the Web, a $100M philanthropic fund to boost open, fair, and inclusive standards and innovation for creators. He occasionally makes early stage investments with a focus on diverse and unrepresented founders. Dees is a stalwart of the web and has had check-ins at various dot-coms most notably almost a decade at Mozilla, starting at Firefox 3.8. A self-confessed geek, Dees lives in London with his wife, Sanne and their two kids, Summer Skye & Kiran Quinn.

Gabriella Coleman
Board Clerk

Gabriella holds the Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy at McGill University. Trained as an anthropologist, her scholarship explores the intersection of the cultures of hacking and politics. She has authored two books, Coding Freedom: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Hacking (Princeton University Press, 2012) and Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous (Verso, 2014), which was named to Kirkus Reviews' Best Books of 2014 and was awarded the Diana Forsythe Prize by the American Anthropological Association. She has written for popular media outlets, including the New York Times, Slate, Wired, MIT Technology Review, Huffington Post, and the Atlantic.

Julius Mittenzwei
Board Treasurer

Julius is a lawyer and internet activist with 19 years of leadership experience as an Executive Director and entrepreneur in the publishing industry. He is a longtime Tor advocate with a background in the Free Software movement and member of the Chaos Computer Club (CCC), one of the oldest hacker collectives in the world. Along with CCC, he has been running Tor nodes since 2005. As a lawyer, he has represented several Tor exit node operators accused of abuse. He holds a PhD in Copyright Law from LMU Munich.

Kendra Albert

Kendra Albert is a public interest technology lawyer with a special interest in computer security and in protecting marginalized speakers and users. They serve as a clinical instructor at the Cyberlaw Clinic at Harvard Law School, where they teach students to practice law by working with pro bono clients. Kendra is also the founder and director of the Initiative for a Representative First Amendment. Before they joined the Clinic, Kendra worked with Marcia Hofmann at Zeitgeist Law. They serve on the board of the ACLU of Massachusetts, and as a legal advisor for Hacking // Hustling.

Matt Blaze

Matt is a professor in the computer and information science department at the University of Pennsylvania, where he directs the Distributed Systems Laboratory. He has been doing research on surveillance technology for over 20 years, as well as cryptography, secure systems, and public policy.

Nighat Dad

Nighat is the founder and Executive Director of the Digital Rights Foundation, Pakistan. She is an accomplished lawyer and human rights activist. Nighat is a pioneer for access to a safe and open Internet in Pakistan and globally. She was a TED Global Fellow for 2017, was listed as one of TIME magazine's Next Generation Leaders in 2015, and was the recipient of the Atlantic Council Freedom Award and Human Rights Tulip Award. Nighat was also the only Pakistani selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2018. Recently her organization, the Digital Rights Foundation, was named among the 10 best social entrepreneurs at the United Nations General Assembly 2018 meeting by Forbes magazine.

Rabbi Rob Thomas
Board Chair

Rabbi Rob Thomas is the founder and CEO of Team Cymru. Rabbi Rob has been a Unix kernel developer, ISP backbone engineer, security architect, and an adjunct professor. Rabbi Rob took his first C programming class at age 12, and has been addicted to technology ever since. Rabbi Rob and Team Cymru are long-time fans and supporters of the Tor Project, and provide infrastructure services to the project. Rabbi Rob and Team Cymru are rabidly devoted to community services, and are proud to support the great work of the Tor Project and the freedoms its technology enables.

Ramy Raoof

Ramy is a technologist and privacy and security researcher with a passion for free/open culture. He has provided and developed digital security plans and strategies for NGOs and members of the media, emergency response in cases of physical threats, support on publishing sensitive materials, secure systems for managing sensitive information, and operational plans for human rights emergency response teams, in Egypt and the MENA region. Most recently, Ramy has been volunteering with different NGOs and civil liberty groups in Central & South America, to enhance their privacy and security through means of behavioral change based on understanding surveillance and threat models in their own contexts and environments. Among different hats, Ramy is Senior Research Technologist at the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), Research Fellow with Citizen Lab, and currently a volunteer visitor with Fundación Acceso assisting collectives and networks in Central America around infosec and activism. He is also an Internet Freedom Festival Fellow on security and privacy best practices. Ramy has received multiple international awards for his important work. Most recently, Ramy received the 2017 Heroes of Human Rights and Communications Surveillance from Access Now.

Core Tor

Aaron Johnson

NRL researcher in applied cryptography with an interest in Tor's security and privacy.

Al Smith

Works on fundraising & communications.

Alexander Færøy

Works on core Tor development.

Alison Macrina

Leads the Library Freedom Project

Alissa Cooper

Alissa Cooper is on the board of directors for the Tor Project.

Allen Gunn

Executive Director of Aspiration, where he works with NGOs, activists, and human rights groups. Meeting facilitator and member of Tor's Community Council.


Metrics team contributor, working on the development and automated deployment of Onionperf.

Andreas Lehner

Works at the intersection of security, privacy, data integrity and anonymity both in politics and technology.

Antoine Beaupré

Anarcat is an experienced sysadmin who has worked on everything from FreeBSD routers to Debian GNU/Linux file servers but also weird proprietary nightmares like Cisco VoIP phones and other nameless horrors.

Antonela Debiasi

Former UX team lead & designer.

Arlo Breault

Developer for Snowflake, Tor Messenger, and Check.

Armin Huremagic

Security researcher and contributes to Tor's anti-censorship team.

Arthur Edelstein

Works on Tor Browser.

Arturo Filastò

Project leader for OONI, has helped with tor2web, wrote Atlas which later became Relay Search, and helps improve security.

Austin Guest

Works on the Applications Team maintaining Tor Browser for Android and pitching in on the TorVPN project.

Bekeela Davila

Grants Manager.


Developer on the Tor Browser team.


Developer on the anti-censorship team. Works on pluggable transport development and integration, and BridgeDB.

Chelsea Komlo

Chelsea is a software/security engineer and contributes to core tor.

Damian Johnson

Author of the Stem python controller library and Nyx relay monitor.

David Goulet

Tor development. Member of the Network Team.

Dees Chinniah

Dees Chinniah is on the board of directors for the Tor Project.

Dennis Jackson

Security & Performance Researcher

Duncan Larsen-Russell

UX & Design Team lead, product manager and lorem ipsum officianado.


emmapeel coordinates the localization (translations) of the different Tor software.

Erin Wyatt

Director of People & Office Operations and devoted dog mom.


Member of the Network Team, working on Arti.


Coordinates Network, Metrics and Anti-censorship teams.

Gabriella Coleman

Anthropologist and Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy at McGill University.

Georg Koppen

Currently lead of the Network Health team.


(Legacy) Tor *BSD Diversity Project member, Serge bridge directory authority maintainer, long-time relay operator and a wide variety of other contributions.

George Kadianakis

Onion services. Security analysis. Used to obfsproxy. Follower of the onion.

Gustavo Gus

Works as Community Team Lead. Trainer, relay operator and Tor advocate. CryptoRave friend.


Works on the websites. Helps people understand and use Tor and related software.

Hans-Christoph Steiner

Works on Orbot, NetCipher, and integrating Tor everywhere possible, especiall in Debian and Android. Also deeply mixed into Guardian Project.

Iain Learmonth

Director at SR2 Communications. Works on network health and anti-censorship projects.

Ian Goldberg

Professor of CS at the University of Waterloo developing Off-the-Record Messaging among other things.

Ian Jackson

Member of the Network Team, working on Arti.


He is one of our main interfaces with the Tails project.


Executive Director of the Tor Project.

Jacobo Nájera

Technologist and researcher in human rights. Contributes to Tor's anti-censorship team and growth of the network in Latin America

Jennifer Helsby

Lead developer of the SecureDrop whistleblower platform based at the Freedom of the Press Foundation.

Jens Kubieziel

Volunteer that helped translate the website, is part of, and Tor's sysadmin team.

Jérôme Charaoui

Member of the sysadmin team.

Jim Newsome

Works on Shadow.

Joydeep Sen Gupta

Member of the Community Team and User Support Specialist.


Contributed to OONI, bug tracker features, wrote tordyguards. Currently working on bandwidth scanner.

Julien Voisin

Sysadmin for Nos Oignons and maintainer of mat2.

Julius Mittenzwei

Germany-based lawyer and Internet activist.

Karsten Loesing

(In memoriam) Original author of Tor Metrics and currently one of the main authors of OnionPerf.


Volunteer on the Community Team. Helps with t-shirts for relay operators and other odds and ends.

Kendra Albert

Kendra Albert is on the board of directors for the Tor Project.


Security, Privacy and UX researcher, Invited Assistant Professor at Instituto Superior Técnico, and co-founder of PrivacyLx.


Systems administration and web development at Tor.

Kushal Das

SecureDrop developer at the Freedom of Press Foundation. Member of the community team, privacy advocate focusing on new users.

Linus Nordberg

Software developer, sysadmin and co-founder of the Swedish partner :DFRI. Member of the sysadmin team. Runs one of the directory authorities.

Maria Xynou

Maria manages OONI's Partnership Program and writes research reports on internet censorship around the world.

Mark Smith

Developer on the Tor Browser team.

Matt Blaze

Chairs the Tor Board of Directors. Professor at the University of Pennsylvania where he researches security, privacy, and anonymity.

Matt Traudt

Matt implemented the KIST scheduler into Tor. He helps safely measure Tor and says helpful things on IRC.

Matthew Finkel

Worked on tor, torsocks, and many other projects. Helped maintain and develop BridgeDB.


Author of txtorcon, carml and other Tor Python tools including some for bad-relay hunting.


Developer on the anti-censorship team.

Micah Lee

Developer of OnionShare and Tor Browser Launcher journalist and security engineer at The Intercept and advocate for freedom of the press.

Mike Tigas

Works on Onion Browser, iOS, and hacker-journalist at ProPublica running their onion service.

Narrira Lemos

User Researcher, privacy & security confabulator.

Nathan Freitas

Founder of the Guardian Project. Orbot lead developer and contributor to Orfox, Onion Browser and NetCipher SDK. Director of Technology at Tibet Action Institute.

Nick Mathewson

One of the three original designers of Tor - does a lot of the ongoing design work, and coordinates and leads ongoing development.

Nico Bucaro

Brand Designer for the Tor Project.

Nicolas Vigier

Works on Tor Browser.


Works with UX and Community teams, and on Tor India initiatives. Started as an Outreachy intern.

Paul Syverson

NRL researcher on most things Tor. Inventor of onion routing, and one of the three original designers of Tor.

Peter Palfrader

Manages the Debian packages, runs one of the directory authorities, and generally helps out a lot.

Philipp Winter

Security and privacy researcher.

Pier Angelo Vendrame

Works on Tor Browser.

Pili Guerra

Project Manager for the Tor Browser, Community and UX teams.

Rabbi Rob Thomas

CEO of Team Cymru, which supports Tor through hosting, research, and infosec assistance.

Ramy Raoof

Tor Board member, technologist, and privacy and security researcher.

Rasmus Dahlberg

PhD student and software engineer that works on transparent, verifiable, and privacy-preserving systems.

Raya Sharbain

Education and communities coordinator. Palestinian roaming around Amman. Friend of the Jordan Open Source Association.

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Richard Pospesel

Ricochet and Tor Browser developer.

Rob Jansen

NRL research scientist, leading expert in Tor network performance, and author of Shadow.

Roger Dingledine

Original developer of Tor along with Nick and Paul. Leading privacy researcher, coordinating developers and researchers.


Technical writing, UX, and fundraising for Tails.


Contributes to the Tor Browser.

Sebastian Hahn

Helps people around the world use and understand Tor better. Generally helps everything run smoothly. Runs one of the directory authorities.

Silvia Puglisi

Hiro builds and runs Tor Project's web applications and services. Member of the sysadmin team. Current GetTor maintainer.

Silvio Rhatto

Onion Services Site Reliability Engineer.

Sina Rabbani

Directory authority operator, outreach and trains human rights activists. System's Engineer at Team Cymru and co-Founder of

Steven Engler

Developer on the Shadow network simulator project.

Steven Murdoch

Principal Research Fellow at University College London. He is the original creator of the Tor Browser.

Sukhbir Singh

TorBirdy and Tor Messenger developer. Member of the Community Team.

Suphanat Chunhapanya

Contributes to core Tor and especially onion services.


Tor developer and chutney maintainer. Currently working on onion services, directory documents, and statistics.

Tobias Pulls

Senior Lecturer at Karlstad University, Sweden. Recovering applied crypto researcher, currently fighting neural nets.

Tom Ritter

Maintains Consensus Health, runs one of the bandwidth authorities, and contributes to Tor Browser.


Internet (anti)censorship researcher, lepidopterist. Organizes workshops, events and meetups.

Vinicius Zavam

TorBSD Diversity Project (TDP); IPv6 Enthusiast, BSD Systems Evangelist, and Bridges/Relays Operator.

Wendy Seltzer

Techie lawyer and former Tor board member. She works on legal and policy support for private and secure communications.

Will Shackleton

Software Engineer at Facebook and maintainer of facebookcorewwwi.onion.

Yawning Angel

Author and maintainer of the Linux Tor Browser sandbox.

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