Stony Brook 40 Under Forty Recognition Program

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Science & Engineering

Jonathan Simowitz’06
BE Computer EngineeringSenior Software Engineer, Alphabet/Google, Jigsaw
Portrait of Jonathan Simowitz
  • Leader on Project Shield’s core engineering team; Project Shield currently helps to protect hundreds of news, human rights and elections monitoring sites from online censorship by providing free DDoS mitigation services
  • Mentor at the Startup Institute
  • His work on Project Shield has been recognized by both the CEO of Google and the executive chairman of Alphabet, and it has been featured prominently in publications as diverse as Wired, Forbes, Fortune and CNET

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