SecretKeys was founded in 2019, by Ryan McGrath, on the premise that we're entering a period of technology that focuses on privacy, safety, and security - but it's often lacking important usability and creature comforts necessary for widespread adoption. In 2021, the focus shifted slightly to focusing on working on projects surrounding data aimed at public good (for instance, with our product Censtats).
We aim to use our decades-plus experience building for startups, brands, and companies around the world, and apply it to this industry. This can mean working with an existing company, providing patches to upstream open source work, or releasing our own products that build on existing work.
In general, we favor work that benefits your average day citizen. Revenue from consulting or services we provide should act as a driving force in the aforementioned ecosystem. Where someone else knows more, we'll seek to empower them rather than reinvent the wheel.
And, hopefully, we'll have fun doing it.