Board, Advisors and Friends

Our Board

The Signals Network’s board of directors is a global, highly-skilled group responsible for overseeing the strategic direction of the organization and who embody our mission to support whistleblowers and coordinate global media investigations for the public good.

Maryam Banikarim

Maryam Banikarim

Maryam Banikarim is a known industry leader bringing nearly three decades of experience across various industries including media, social media…

Duc Luu

Duc Luu

Duc Luu joined Knight Foundation in January 2022. He is the director of sustainability initiatives of the Journalism Program.

Karien Bezuidenhout

Karien Bezuidenhout

Karien Bezuidenhout is a Director at the Shuttleworth Foundation. Karien has been the Chief Operating Officer…

Antoine Deltour

Antoine Deltour

Antoine Deltour is the main whistleblower in LuxLeaks case. He worked as an auditor for PwC Luxembourg from 2008 to 2010. When he…

Gilles Raymond

Gilles Raymond

Gilles is a pragmatic innovator and entrepreneur who has set up and sold two companies as the CEO. His last one…

Our Advisors

The Signals Network’s board of advisors is a global, highly-skilled group responsible for providing their expertise to the organization supporting whistleblowers and journalists who lead investigations for the public good.

Emma Daly

Emma Daly

Emma is the Communications Director at Human Rights Watch. Emma is a recovering journalist who helps colleagues at Human Rights Watch to tell stories that will attract media..

Runa Sandvik

Runa Sandvik

Runa Sandvik is a computer security expert, known as a proponent of strong encryption. Formerly, she was the Senior Director of Information Security at The New York Times…

Tyler Shultz

Tyler Shultz

Tyler Shultz is a startup founder fostering innovation in healthcare. He graduated from Stanford with a Biology degree and entered the national scene…

Ben Wizner

Ben Wizner

Ben Wizner is the director of the ACLU’s Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project. For more than 15 years, he has worked at the intersection of civil libertie…

Dan Gillmor

Dan Gillmor

Dan Gillmor (dangillmor.com) is an educator, author, journalist, and entrepreneur.
Gillmor teaches digital media literacy…

Our Friends

The Signals Network Friends is a global, highly-skilled community that has helped TSN throughout its journey by offering assistance, support, advice, and so much kindness.

Anya Schiffrin

Anya Schiffrin

Anya Schiffrin is the director of the technology and media specialization at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and…

Ashley Kissinger

Ashley I. Kissinger

Ashley Kissinger has represented media and entertainment companies, journalists, online speakers, and other content creators in…

Billy Perrigo

Billy Perrigo

Billy Perrigo is an investigative journalist at TIME magazine, covering digital technology and its impact around the world.

Daniel Motaung

Daniel Motaung

Daniel Motaung graduated from Rhodes University in South Africa with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and International Relations…

Frederik Obermaier

Frederik Obermaier

Frederik Obermaier, is a book author and Pulitzer-Prize-winning investigative reporter, publishing in the German magazine Der Spiegel.

Harlo Holmes

Harlo Holmes

Harlo Holmes is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Director of Digital Security at Freedom of the Press Foundation.

Ifeoma Ozoma

Ifeoma Ozoma

Ifeoma Ozoma is the Founder and Principal of Earthseed, a firm advising organizations on the issues of tech accountability and public policy.

Jack Poulson

Jack Poulson

Jack Poulson is the Executive Director of Tech Inquiry, a nonprofit which combines public records such as international government purchasing…

Lynn Oberlander

Lynn Oberlander

Lynn Oberlander is a leading media attorney and advocate for journalists, now in private practice after a long career as in-house counsel.

Mary Inman

Mary Inman

Mary Inman, a partner in Constantine Cannon’s London and San Francisco offices, heads the firm’s International Whistleblower practice.

Suelette Dreyfus

Suelette Dreyfus

Dr.Suelette Dreyfus is the Executive Director of the international freedom of expression NGO Blueprint for Free Speech, which supports whistleblowers…

Tanya O'Carroll

Tanya O’Carroll

Tanya O’Carroll is an independent advisor, strategist and leader focused on tech accountability, human rights and social justice.

Tom Devine

Tom Devine

Tom Devine is Government Accountability Project’s Legal Director, and has worked at the organization since 1979.