John joined Palantir Technologies in September 2010 as a Civil Liberties Engineer. Previously, John served for nearly a decade as an advisor in the United States Senate. He earned his law degree from Georgetown shortly after joining the staff of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. As Counsel to Ranking Member Senator Susan Collins, John handled the Committee’s intelligence and privacy and civil liberties portfolios. He conducted oversight of numerous programs within the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. intelligence community as well as investigations into intelligence failures that led to the attacks at Fort Hood and the failed 2009 Christmas Day bombings.