Derek Halliday
Product Lead, Guardian Project

Website | @djhalliday

Derek is the west coast lead for the Guardian Project, an effort to build secure, open-source mobile solutions for activists, journalists and human rights organizations. Focused on mobile product & project management, Derek leads application usability design, testing, training and trial management. Prior to his work at Guardian, Derek served as product manager at Peek, where he helped build and launch a nationwide low-cost mobile messaging handheld.


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Derek Halliday (Guardian Project)
Over the past decade, mobile technology has vastly expanded the global reach of activists and rights defenders. As these groups have become increasingly reliant on mobile technology, they have also become increasingly vulnerable to attacks that seek to disrupt their activity and operations. Read more.
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