Ryan Castellucci is the Lead Security Engineer for Namecoin. He has a background in Linux systems administration, having worked for SoliSys LLC from 2002 through 2009. He is also well versed in embedded systems and cryptocraphy, among other skills. He is the principal Security Researcher for White Ops, a cybersecurity company. He previously worker for the company as a security engineer before being promoted in 2015. He also worked in unix systems and security engineering for Palantir Technologies. Until 2006, he was VP of Linux Users’ Group of Davis.