Who are we?

We are a team of VPN and online privacy enthusiasts who have come together to bring you the best VPN reviews. Our team consists of VPN and cyber security experts Brad Smith, John Mason, Dann Albright, and Kevin Townsend.

John Mason (Founder)

John MasonJohn Mason is the founder of TheBestVPN.com. He holds an MSc in cyber security from Northumbria University and has experience working as a security analyst for IBM. Jason has written for publications like Tripwire, TechSoup, DigitalGuardian, Betanews, and Educause.

He currently writes VPN guides and how-to articles at TheBestVPN.com.

Brad Smith (Research & Copywriting)

Brad SmithBrad Smith is a VPN enthusiast who has been featured in media outlets like Moz, HubSpot, and TheNextWeb. Brad has a decade of technology and marketing experience and holds a BA in finance and an MBA in marketing.

To date, he has written over 30 VPN reviews for TheBestVPN.com.

Dann Albright (Copywriter)

Dann Albright is a long-time freelance writer with a love for all things technology—especially when it comes to easily and efficiently improving privacy. After completing an MA (and most of a PhD) in linguistics, he threw himself completely into tech journalism and hasn’t looked back.

You can find more of his work at MakeUseOf, where he writes about creative pursuits and productivity.

Kevin Townsend (Copywriter)

Kevin Townsend is a writer specializing in cyber security news, views, and issues. He has worked with Wisegate and currently writes for SecurityWeek and TheBestVPN.com.


How can you contact us?

Get in touch by emailing us at john@thebestvpn.com. Alternatively, you can contact us on Facebook @thebestvpncom or on Twitter at @johncybermason.

Our team is based all over the world, but we are headquartered in Estonia, Tallinn.

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