Ross is EFF's first Senior Fellow for Decentralization. He is a policy technologist that has dealt with a wide range of issues, from net neutrality to online surveillance, over the course of his career. His personal passion has always been decentralization, however. Prior to EFF he worked at New America's Open Technology Institute. He has also worked in the past at the Center for Democracy and Technology, the Computer and Communications Industry Association, and in Congress in various capacities.
Ross has a J.D. from American University and a B.A. in computer science from Brandeis University.