Mathew Yarger is a former US Army Combat Veteran, Cybersecurity Operations Planner, & Department of Defense Digital Forensics professional. His educational background encompasses extensive military training in Radio Frequency Analysis, Cyber Security Analytics, and multiple facets of Computer Science, including developing, reversing and disrupting systems and software. He has advised and developed multiple platforms in the distributed systems and blockchain spaces through prior work and while working for the IOTA Foundation with a focus on citizen-centric design and systems architecture implementations.