Qwant aims at protecting the privacy of its users when searching the Web, but recognizes users still like personalized services. Tristan explains how open source Web-based innovation can help have it both ways!
Tristan Nitot, 51, is an entrepreneur, author and hacktivist. Tristan has been involved with the Mozilla project (Firefox) for 17 years from 1998 to 2015 then has spent 3 years being the Chief Product Officer for the open source and private by design Cozy Cloud project. Tristan has recently joined Qwant, the European search engine to become VP Advocacy. Tristan has published a book called Surveillance:// in October 2016 about privacy in the digital age and is also a member of the Prospective committee of the CNIL, the French Data Protection Authority.