Daniel Kahn Gillmor

Senior Staff Technologist, ACLU

Daniel Kahn Gillmor is a Senior Staff Technologist at the American Civil Liberties Union’s Speech, Privacy and Technology Project, where he works to address civil rights and civil liberties concerns from a technical perspective alongside lawyers, activists and other advocates for a more just society. As a participant in the IETF, he focuses on improving technical standards that provide confidentiality, integrity, authenticity and anonymity. As a contributor to the Debian operating system and other free software projects, he develops and distributes tools that encourage responsible data stewardship and that offer information sovereignty to people and organizations across the globe. Gillmor is a graduate of Brown University’s computer science program.