With a background in experimental design, visual communication and user research, Cade has spent ten years bringing design theory and user-empowering technologies together to help make the electric world safer and user friendly. At Tactical Tech, he brings this experience to the collective's projects; fusing design, aesthetics, and user experience practices with privacy and advocacy. His interests include decentralisation, the politics of mobile technology, online self-representation and threat modelling through the lens of design systems.Prior to Tactical Tech, he led design at SpiderOak, collaborated with Open Whisper Systems and has led or contributed to projects in Australia, Singapore, Korea, Japan and the US.