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About New Knowledge

New Knowledge is defending the integrity of public discourse. We work with governments to protect citizens from computational propaganda, and help brands identify and counter information attacks.

The Team

Jonathon Morgan

Jonathon Morgan, CEO

Jonathon has spent the past 12 years building new technologies and digital products. He's also published research with the Brookings Institution, served as a Special Advisor to the State Department, and leads Data for Democracy, a volunteer collective of 1,800 data scientists and technologists.


Sandeep Verma

Sandeep Verma, CTO

Sandeep is a passionate technologist with more than a decade of experience architecting and building large enterprise solutions. Sandeep enjoys photography, playing basketball and spending time with his family.


Paul Azunre

Paul Azunre, Research Scientist

Paul received a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT in 2014. He has written scientific software and consulted for a number of companies, including Oracle, MathWorks and a variety of startups. He has been known to enjoy a friendly but competitive game of soccer.

Dave Sullivan

David Sullivan, Data Scientist

David earned a Masters in Computer Science specializing in Machine Learning and a B.S. in Physics, both from Rice University. Since then, he has worked on building data pipelines for medical software at the Advisory Board Company. In his free time, he enjoys playing Dungeons and Dragons and doing Krav Maga.


Jorge Alarcon Ochoa

Jorge Alarcón Ochoa, Software Engineer

Jorge received a BS in Physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2017. He has a background in computational biology and chemistry. Jorge enjoys long runs, volunteering at Data for Democracy and is very hopeful that Keras will support PyTorch as a backend.


Craig Corcoran

Craig Corcoran, Data Scientist

Craig studied computer science in the PhD program at UT Austin where he focused on machine learning and artificial intelligence with an emphasis on reinforcement learning. When he’s away from his computer, Craig enjoys rock climbing, playing guitar, and woodworking.

Kirk Byers

Kirk Byers, Software Engineer

Kirk is a software engineer focused on JavaScript development. He has previously built and supported MVPs for businesses ranging from startups to large corporations. Kirk is a certified coffee snob and a board game geek, and has a background in physics.

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