Leadership

Antonia Scatton – Chief Mission Officer

Political strategist specializing in volunteer mobilization, communication strategy and messaging, with over 20 years of experience working with political campaigns, party committees, and advocacy organizations. Learn more about Antonia here.

Nelson Morgan – Chief Executive Officer

Experienced institutional manager, researcher in machine learning and signal processing, emeritus professor in residence, UC Berkeley. Former Director of the International Computer Science Institute at UC Berkeley. Learn more about Morgan here.


Advisors

George Lakoff

Professor of Linguistics at UC Berkeley well-known for his work on Metaphor Theory. Author of the best-selling book on Political Framing, Don’t Think of an Elephant.

Robert Reich

Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley. Served as Secretary of Labor during the Clinton administration.

Scott Shenker

One of the most cited authors in computer science, ICSI Chief Scientist, and Berkeley CS professor. Co-founder of Nicira, which was purchased in 2012 by VMWare.

Jordan Cohen

Entrepreneur and intellectual property consultant with an extensive history of innovations in spoken language processing.

Dan Jurafsky

Professor and Chair of Linguistics and Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, MacArthur Fellow, and co-author of one of the most widely-used texts on natural language processing.

Tapan Parikh

Associate Professor at Cornell Tech and Adjunct Professor at UC Berkeley, specializing in community information platforms for microfinance, agriculture, health, governance, and education.


Volunteers

Our sister project UPSET is supported by the work of many wonderful volunteers, without whom we wouldn’t be where we are.


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