Jeb Boone


Jeb Boone is a GlobalPost correspondent and blogger at The Grid. Jeb reported on Yemen's uprising in 2011 for GlobalPost as well as for the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, Time Magazine, Foreign Policy, the Christian Science Monitor, the Guardian, the Independent and the Sunday Telegraph.

During the revolution's down time, Jeb could be found at Sana'a LAN centers, tinkering with computers or playing computer games with Yemeni friends.

A native of Georgia, Boone is a lifelong PC gamer and has been tinkering with computers ever since he could turn a screwdriver. He holds a Bachelors of Interdisciplinary Studies in Middle East Studies and Arabic Language from Georgia State University and has studied and researched in Yemen. Now based in the US, Jeb has written extensively on hacker collectives, internet policy, international cyber relations and the politics of video games.