Alexander Scheel is an open-source software developer at Hashicorp working on Cryptography for Vault. Previously, he was employed at Canonical working on Compliance and Certifications and spent time at Red Hat working on Red Hat Certificate System, OpenSCAP. He is the former maintainer of JSS, a NSS wrapper for Java. He is a strong advocate for Open Source and Open Access research. Alex contributes to various projects on GitHub. Previously he contributed to the Fedora Package Ecosystem (including the Stewardship SIG) under the nickname cipherboy. In his free time, he studies violin and enjoys taking photographs of the places he goes. He also makes FitBit clock faces; if you have any questions, feel free to email him.