|Intro||Computer scientist and mathematician at the US Naval Research Laboratory, inventor of onion routing|
|Is||Computer scientist Mathematician|
|From||United States of America|
|Type||Mathematics Technology Science|
|Birth||27 March 1958|
Paul Syverson is a computer scientist best known for inventing onion routing, a feature of the Tor anonymity network.
In 2012, Foreign Policy magazine named Syverson, and Tor's co-creators Dingledine and Mathewson, among its Top 100 Global Thinkers "for making the web safe for whistleblowers".
In 2014, Syverson was named a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.