CV

Andrew Lewman’s Curriculum vitae

Contact Info

Summary

Extensive Asia and Europe experience. Managed relationships with clients and funders such as US Dept of State, US Dept of Defense, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Stanford Research Institute (SRI), Broadcasting Board of Governors, Radio Free Asia, Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA), US National Science Foundation (NSF), Internews Networks, Knight Foundation, Ford Foundation, and the MacArthur Foundation. Executive management experience in large organizations with 100+ staff. Technology expert in a variety of fields, including information security, systems administration, and data management. Sub-specialties in internet freedom, White House Human Trafficking Task Group, collaborations with Social Services NGOs.

Press & Speaking Engagements

Select Press

Frequently quoted by Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, Al Jazeera, and hundreds of other media organizations around the globe.

See all articles at Andrew’s Press Archive

Select Speaking Engagements

Generally presenting at two major events every month around the world.

Experience

The Tor Project, Cambridge, MA, 2009-2015

https://www.torproject.org
Executive Director, Secretary, and Treasurer

Chief Executive of a non-profit technology organization which provides online anonymity software tools used by over 1 million Internet users daily in 200+ countries. Develop and maintain funding relationships with global funders around the world. Manage staff of 50+ FTE and contractors and over 5,000 volunteers worldwide. Provide dozens of press interviews and handle speaking engagements weekly, representing the public face of Tor.

  • Grew Tor from three-person non-profit to 50+ person company in 8 countries
  • Helped grow volunteer pool from 50 to over 5,000 in 89 countries
  • Spotless zero findings A-133 Audit year over year
  • Bootstrapped funding from $350k to $9m
  • Grew individual donors from $100 to $250,000 per year
  • Helped grow Tor as a movement and defense of online anonymity globally
  • Expert technology consultant to governments, organizations, and individuals relating to privacy enhancing technologies, computer security, safe practices, and solving problems.
  • Managed relationships with US Dept of State, US Dept of Defense, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Stanford Research Institute (SRI), Broadcasting Board of Governors, Radio Free Asia, Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA), US National Science Foundation (NSF), Internews Networks, Knight Foundation, Ford Foundation, MacArthur Foundation.

TechTarget, Needham, MA, 1999-2009

http://www.techtarget.com
VP of Engineering

On original startup team of a NASDAQ publicly traded online IT media firm, TTGT, that successfully took the $88m company public in 7 years. Direct report to President and CIO. Starting with zero, grew IT infrastructure and department to ultimately support 500+ employees.

  • Starting with one static server, grew production infrastructure to 350+ servers, adding major websites continually which ultimately grew to 150 independent websites.
  • Responsible for technology aspects of company acquisitions, mergers, takeovers
  • Responsible for all technology
  • Acted as technology consultant for all divisions, acquisitions, and corporate partners
  • Implemented COBIT and Sarbanes-Oxley(SOX) compliance in preparation for successful IPO
  • Maintained SOX compliance year over year once public
  • Managed staff of 110+ and budget of 15% of revenues.
  • Developed and grew custom perl-based content management system(CMS), replaced it with COTS CMS.

New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, 1997-1998

https://www.tuftsmedicalcenter.org/
Systems Manager and Lead technology expert

Private, full-service 415-bed hospital in Boston, MA, founded 1796. Center for biomedical research. Principal teaching hospital for Tufts University School of Medicine. Tufts Medical Center is the principal teaching hospital for Tufts University School of Medicine we conduct groundbreaking medical and health policy research and are in the top 15 percent of independent institutions receiving federal research funding.

  • Responsible for operations of all technology services and hardware, including: mainframe IBM 390, all Unix and Windows systems, both medical and administrative, medical and equipment networks, Year 2000 IT preparedness

Analog Devices, Massachusetts, Silicon Valley, Philippines, Hong Kong, South Korea, Japan, China, Taiwan, 1996-1997

http://www.analog.com
Senior Network Engineer

$2.7B Semiconductor company with 9,200 employees worldwide

  • Responsible for global network of thousands of production core operations servers
  • Responsible for migrating operating systems
  • Responsible for engineering network and systems of thousands of end points and servers
  • Far East specialist with extensive hands on experience in Taiwan, China, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Philippines component fabrication plant systems, networks, and security.

Babson College, Babson Park, MA, 1995-1996

http://www.babson.edu
Senior Network & Systems Administrator

Selective private college and MBA degree program, founded 1919. Total enrollment 2,815, acceptance rate 29.9%.

  • Unix/VAX/VMS administrator
  • Developed automated migration of 500 Windows computers
  • Datacenter technician
  • Responsible for campus-wide network upgrade and deployment to 16 buildings (admin, dorms, classrooms, athletic centers)

Professional Organizations

Emerge, Cambridge, MA, 2015-present

http://www.emergedv.com Director, Treasurer

  • Founded in 1977, Emerge was the first abuser education program in the United States. Since its creation, Emerge has been a national leader in working to end violence in intimate relationships.

Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium (PETS), Spain, Belgium, Germany, Amsterdam, 2009-2015

http://petsymposium.org
Treasurer

  • Top-Tier academic conference and publication on privacy technology.
  • Manage conference finances and coordinate with annual hosting organization.

COM Sports Car Club, 2004-2005

http://www.comscc.org Director, Chief of Event Operations

  • COM Sports Car Club (COMSCC) is one of the oldest active sports car clubs in the country. The club has a long-standing reputation for excellence in high-speed driving instruction and competitive time trials on sports car tracks around the Northeast U.S. and Canada.
  • Responsible for organizing and running all events; from track days, to competitions, to annual banquet.

Technical skills and certifications

  • Information Security
  • Network Engineering and Internet
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Operating Systems
  • Systems Administration and System Operations
  • MCSE Internetworking & Windows NT 3.5
  • Cisco Certified Internetworking Engineer (CCIE) Candidate
  • Expert experience with system administration of UNIX, Linux, FreeBSD, and Microsoft Windows; Internet engineering; information security engineering
  • Moderate experience with shell scripting, Ruby, Apple OS X, various application servers, mail servers, web servers, and secure systems.

Work with Trauma Victims, including Victims of Domestic Abuse/Intimate Partner Violence

The Tor Project

Executive Director

  • Work Directly with trauma targets, victims and survivors needing to understand technology and to maintain anonymity within the Tor Project
  • White House Trafficking Task Group 3, understanding the role of technology in human trafficking

IPV Tech Working Group, Cambridge, MA, 2012-Present

https://ipvtech.is
Co-Founder

  • Winning Application Prototype at World Bank Latin America, Washington DC 2013
  • Collaborate with Emerge, Transition House, and legal aid/DV organizations and leading technologists on the intersection of domestic violence and technology

National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)

http://www.nnedv.org

  • consultant, speaker, National Conference 2010-2013

Volunteer Work (current)

  • Transition House - consultant on technology issues and the use of technology in cyberstalking and abuse
  • Emerge - consultant on technology issues and the use of technology in cyberstalking and abuse
  • REACH Beyond Domestic Violence - consultant on specific cyberstalking cases, work directly with victims/survivors
  • CLSACC Legal Aid Program - consultant on technology issues and the use of technology in cyberstalking and abuse
  • Various DV coalitions and related law enforcement agencies

Training

  • Emerge, Counseling Abusers, 3 days, 2013.
  • Emerge, Observations of multiple groups working with abusers, 2012-2013.
  • Emerge/Department of Justice, Danger Assessment, 2013.