Martin Tzanev, Technology and Infosec Senior Coordinator

Martin Tzanev is a technology professional with skills spanning IT support, information security, and media management. He works closely with the IT Manager and co-leads the implementation of organizational security. He supported the development and led the testing of WITNESS’ apps for secure photo and video documentation, ProofMode and InformaCam. Martin participated in the building of the digital asset management system of the organization’s Media Archive, as well as researched and implemented new video technologies. He has provided support for many of WITNESS’ video productions and worked on the translation of “Equal Access,” an advocacy film on Romani activism for desegregation of education in Bulgaria.

Before joining WITNESS, Martin worked for Teach for America. He has a BA from Hunter College and has completed coursework in International Studies at CUNY’s Graduate School and University Center. He is fluent in Bulgarian and English, speaks intermediate Russian and basic French.



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