Paul Kane of the United Kingdom. In the event of a huge security breach - perhaps brought on by terrorist attack - Kane and the six others pictured here will need to meet up with the other key holders.
Ondrej Sury of the Czech Republic. The job he and the other six have signed up for is to recover the master signing key in case of a major disruption and thus, secure the Internet.
Dan Kaminski of the United States. He is a security researcher and the Chief Scientist for Recursion Ventures.
Norm Ritchie of Canada
Bevil Wooding hails from Trinidad and Tobego. He is one of the region's leading voices for the use of technology for Caribbean development, and is the Chief Knowledge Officer at Congress WBN, an international non-profit organization founded in Trinidad.