The people behind Peng! are hard working and highly professional. The inner core is small, but there are more than 100 people in the extended network, having all kinds of backgrounds: science, media, politics, art, craft, public service. We also hire external specialists to work with on specific campaigns.
Anthony is the virtual member of the Collective, only known through several false names and avatars. He is a security expert and has access to a number of classified databases which have provided crucial information for the most delicate Peng! actions. During collective chat-meetings, he usually plays online versions of Go, an old Chinese strategy board game. According to what we know, he has two dogs, a cat and a koala bear.
Claire was born in a small town near Cologne, Germany. She developed an early interest in 17th century baroque music and in her teenage years started training to be a professional pole vaulter, competing against international athletes like Sinka Kardos and Roda Mortran. Claire now works as a spiritual healer and is a mother of six.
Friedrich is a mechanical engineer and once owned a monsterbike workshop in Rajasthan. He married and divorced a German and set up an electricity sharing collective in Berlin that redistributes electricity bills through physical hacks into households and databanks. After a major electrical shock, he left the collective and focussed solely on Peng engineering issues. Friedrich is extremely religious when it comes to politics.
Muhammad talks like a leader, walks like a leader, smells like a leader but never has a plan. A trained physicist with a PhD on the history of Russian/US-American spy industry of aeronautics and aerospace programs, Muhammad decided to pursue his true passion and become a florist and Peng member after a false diagnosis of cancer. Muhammad can dance the cha cha cha with a natural grace at the oddest moments.