Morgan Marquis-Boire is a Senior Researcher at the Citizen Lab, University of Toronto. He is the Director of Security for First Look Media and a contributing writer for The Intercept. Prior to this, he worked on the security team at Google. He is a Special Advisor to the Electronic Frontier Foundation in San Francisco and an Advisor to the United Nations Inter-regional Crime and Justice Research Institute. In addition to this, he serves as a member of the Freedom of the Press Foundation advisory board and as an advisor to Amnesty International.
In 2012, SC Magazine named him one of the influential minds of IT Security. In 2014 he was named one of Italian WIRED’s 50 people of 2014. In March of 2015, he was appointed a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.
A frequent speaker at universities and conferences around the world (Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Milan, Toronto, et al), his work has been featured in numerous print and online publications including on the front pages of The New York Times and The Washington Post.