Travis McDermott (@2gether_we_rise) is a systems engineer in Chicago who lends his professional experience to the community in his spare time. Travis has helped to grow LPL’s digital security training events and its partnership with the EFA. He has been an ad-hoc volunteer since the inception of LPL.
Michael Henning (@killminusnine) is a Chicago-based software engineer with a background in Linux systems and information security. Henning is interested in community availability of digital resources as it pertains to activism, and data liberation. He also occasionally serves as LPL’s bartender.
Jake Ader (@rooneymcnibnug) comes from a background of journalism and technology. Interested in privacy, transparency and accountability in the realm of surveillance and both government and corporate tech in general. FOIA dork.
Will Pierce (pierwill) is a writer, researcher, and journalist living near Chicago. He is currently completing a dissertation on surveillance and theology in Reformation England. In addition to his work with LPL, he is a frequent contributor to the open-source whistleblower platform SecureDrop.