Meredith L. Patterson

By day a mild-mannered build engineer, by night the leader of the Langsec Conspiracy (, Meredith L. Patterson lives in Brussels, Belgium. She wrote and maintains the Hammer parser generator library (, and is currently working on Tongs, a "standard library" of reference implementations of protocol, file format, and message format parsers. When not traveling to far too many infosec conferences, she enjoys bicycling, cooking, and target shooting.