Tim Schwartz has focused on data privacy and digital information as an artist, activist, and technologist. He is currently a digital strategist at Alley Interactive, a digital agency that collaborates with publishers to build platforms for the media, nonprofits and others. After developing technology to reunite missing people affected by the earthquake in Haiti in 2010, he began organizing the Missing Persons Community of Interest, which develops technology for reunifying families after disasters. Schwartz also co-organizes LA Cryptoparty and teaches techniques for challenging power while protecting one’s identity. He lives in Los Angeles.