Portland, OR, USA
Kees Cook has been working with Free Software since 1994. He is currently employed by Google to work on IoT Security. From 2006 to 2011 he worked for Canonical as the Ubuntu Security Team's Tech Lead, and remains on the Ubuntu Technical Board. He has written various utilities including GOPchop and Sendpage, and contributes code to OpenSSH, Inkscape, Wine, MPlayer, and Wireshark. He's been spending most of his time lately focused on security features in the Linux kernel.