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Alex Fowler

Alex is responsible for overseeing Blockstream’s external affairs, including business development, communications, public policy and community outreach. With almost twenty-five years of experience, Alex is a dedicated professional focused on open source technologies, data security, Internet policy and user rights, and he advances those interests with technology, business and government leaders around the world. Alex’s past experience includes roles with PwC, Zero-Knowledge Systems, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Most recently, Alex served as Mozilla’s Chief Privacy Officer and head of public policy, leading strategic and operational initiatives on privacy, trust and security, as well as the independent organization’s public policy activities. Alex holds degrees from Brown University and George Washington University. He’s also a professionally trained cellist and avid surfer, activities he rarely engages in at the same time.