Pwrcycle is a DDoS Network Security Principal Engineer and Bitcoin user since 2011. He was introduced to the privacy cryptocurrency Monero in 2016 and currently runs the Monero Los Angeles meetup. He has done mining, programmed a VPN to use Monero payments, organized the ShellCon 2017 CryptoCurrency Village, was a CFP review judge for the 2018 DEF CON Monero Village, and helped organize the DEF CON Monero Party.