Johanna Brewer is a designer, developer, ethnographer and entrepreneur. Their research explores how marginalized communities are challenging surveillance capitalism and their creative practice focuses on increasing inclusion on media platforms. Currently, Johanna is a research associate in CMS/W working with AnyKey, a group that advocates for inclusion and equity in competitive gaming. They are also the co-founder of Neta Snook, a research & design studio that creates new media and technology for a diverse society. Johanna previously led a series of startups including frestyl, a live music discovery platform, as well as Rhomby, a presence-awareness system for smart homes. They received a Ph.D. in Information & Computer Science from UC Irvine for their work on the aesthetics of urban mobility.