Gabe Rottman (@gabe_rottman) is the director of the Reporters Committee’s Technology and Press Freedom Project.
Rottman came to RCFP from PEN America, where he opened the organization’s Washington, D.C., office and served as its first Washington director. He also was the deputy director for the Center for Democracy and Technology’s Freedom, Security and Technology Project. At CDT, he led efforts on cybersecurity policy, and worked extensively on electronic surveillance and the rights of security researchers.
From 2012 to 2015, Rottman served as the lead federal legislative and regulatory counsel at the American Civil Liberties Union on open government, press freedom and the First Amendment. While at the ACLU, Rottman directed federal advocacy on the Espionage Act and its implications for journalist source protection.