Bruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist, called a “security guru” by The Economist. He is the author of 12 books — including the New York Times best-seller “Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World” — as well as hundreds of articles, essays, and academic papers. His influential newsletter “Crypto-Gram” and blog “Schneier on Security” are read by over 250,000 people.
Josh Simmons is a community organizer and web developer with a penchant for armchair philosophy. He currently serves as a board member for the Open Source Initiative, is a program manager at Google’s Open Source Programs Office, and is community manager emeritus for O’Reilly’s OSCON. Josh has worked in freelance, agency, startup, and companies large and small accumulating a lot of experience… which might be related to why his most popular talk is titled “Fail Well.”