Faiza Patel is senior director of the Brennan Center for Justice’s Liberty and National Security Program and an expert on government surveillance, and especially its targeting of minority communities, domestic terrorism, and the impact of technology on civil rights and civil liberties.
Laura Moy is the Director of Georgetown Law’s Communications & Technology Law Clinic, where she and a team of staff attorneys and law students represent nonprofit organizations in a range of technology policy matters before federal agencies.
Fahd Ahmed is Executive Director of DRUM (Desis Up and Moving) in New York City. Coming from Pakistan as an undocumented immigrant in 1991, he has been a grassroots organizer on the issues of racial profiling, immigrant justice, police accountability and national security for over a decade.
Alvaro Bedoya is the Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission. Bedoya was the founding director of the Center on Privacy & Technology at Georgetown University Law Center, where he was also a visiting professor of law. Contact through the FTC’s Office of Public Affairs.
Rachel Levinson-Waldman serves as managing director of the Brennan Center’s Liberty & National Security Program, which seeks to advance effective national security policies that respect constitutional values and the rule of law.
Natasha Duarte is a project director at Upturn. Based in Washington D.C., Upturn advances equity and justice in the design, governance, and use of technology.
Hina Shamsi is the director of the ACLU National Security Project, which is dedicated to ensuring that U.S. national security policies and practices comply with the Constitution, civil liberties, and human rights.
Xiangnong (George) Wang is a staff attorney at the Knight First Amendment Institute, with a focus on privacy and security.
Tom Lininger is a professor of law at the University of Oregon, who has written on the surveillance and infiltration of religious groups in the U.S.