Cade is the founder of the New Design Congress, a research group developing a nuanced understanding of technology’s role as a social, political and environmental accelerant. He spent ten years embedded in digital infrastructure and security projects in six countries. After his studies, he consulted with government and telecommunications clients with Deloitte Australia. He prototyped Signal, the secure messaging app, with Open Whisper Systems in 2014, led design and strategy at the early cryptocurrency fintech CoinJar and was Chief Creative Officer at SpiderOak, a Snowden-approved cloud storage company. Prior to founding the New Design Congress he led design and information security research at Tactical Tech, a Berlin-based NGO that works to raise awareness of issues of data, privacy and technology in societies.