Team

Our team of inventors, disruptors and behavioral scientists

Sekoul Krastev

Dr. Sekoul Krastev

Managing Director

Dan Pilat

Dan Pilat

Managing Director

Marielle Montenegro

Marielle Montenegro

Managing Director

Hector Alvarado

Managing Director

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Turney McKee

Director

Jayden Rae

Jayden Rae

Project Leader

Laura Detter

Laura Detter

Project Leader

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Juan Roa Duarte

Project Leader

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Dr. Maraki Kebede

Project Leader

Cynthia Borja

Dr. Cynthia Borja

Project Leader

Jerónimo Kanahuati

Consultant

Caitlin Spence

Consultant

Clarissa Mang

Dr. Clarissa Mang

Consultant

Maricela Arizaga

Maricela Arizaga

UX Team Lead

Vivian Zheng

Vivian Zheng

Senior UX Designer

Sarah Chudleigh

Sarah Chudleigh

Senior Editor

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Catalina Enestrom

Research Doctoral Fellow

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Xingyan Lin

Senior Associate

Monty Tengco

Senior Venture Associate

Sophie Cleff

Associate

Daniel Estropia

Senior UX/UI Designer

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Nicole Torres

Analyst Team Lead

Jyn Moriles

Jyn Moriles

Senior Research Analyst

Sarah Castañeda

Sarah Castañeda

Senior Research Analyst

Jestine Cabiles

Senior Research Analyst

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Dean Plamenco

Research Analyst

Mariel Guevara

Junior Research Analyst

Celestine Rosales

Junior Research Analyst

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Gabrielle Wasco

Junior Content Editor

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Charlotte Sparkes

Junior Content Editor

Allegra Grunberg

Founding Member

Tom Spiegler

Tom Spiegler

Founding Member

Rei Akaishi

Rei Akaishi

Practice Lead - Japan

Lauren Braithwaite

Staff Writer

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Preeti Kotamarthi

Staff Writer

Kaylee Somerville's portrait

Kaylee Somerville

Staff Writer

Sanketh Andhavarapu's portrait

Sanketh Andhavarapu

Staff Writer

Akhil Bansal's portrait

Akhil Bansal

Staff Writer

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Liam Monsell

Contributor

Abhinav Sharma
Advisor

Abhinav Sharma

Assistant Professor @ McGill University Faculty of Medicine

Alireza Hashemi
Advisor

Alireza Hashemi

Research Scientist @ Amazon

Amélie Foz-Couture
Advisor

Amélie Foz-Couture

Partner @ Diagram Ventures

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Advisor

Dr. Brooke Struck

Founder and CEO @ Converge

Elizabeth Wood
Advisor

Elizabeth Wood

Associate Professor @ McGill University

Gianluca Sgueo
Advisor

Gianluca Sgueo

Advisor @ Italian Ministry for Technological Innovation & Digital Transition

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Advisor

Gurmeet Ahluwalia

Managing Partner @ StratExLead

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Advisor

Dr. Heather McKee

Health Behavior Change Consultant

Hyunsoo Chang
Advisor

Hyunsoo Chang

Behavioral Economist @ Google, ex-White House Fellow

Jakob Rusinek
Advisor

Jakob Rusinek

Behavioral Insights Specialist @ The World Bank

Jim Nolt
Advisor

Jim Nolt

Associate Professor & Senior Fellow WPI @ NYU/World Policy Institute

Jordan Birnbaum
Advisor

Jordan Birnbaum

Chief Behavioral Economist @ ADP

Kamil Klamann
Advisor

Kamil Klamann

Head of Strategy @ frog design

Katie Baca-Motes
Advisor

Katie Baca-Motes

Scripps Snr Director @ Scripps Research Institute, UCSD Lecturer

Mark Beal
Advisor

Mark Beal

Author, Assistant Professor @ Rutgers University

Mary Carol Mazza
Advisor

Mary Carol Mazza

Senior Behavioral Scientist and User Experience Researcher @ Meta

Michael Coden
Advisor

Michael Coden

Advisor @ USC Election Cybersecurity Initiative

Dr. Nardin Samuel
Advisor

Dr. Nardin Samuel

Resident Physician @ University of Toronto

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Nir Eyal

WSJ Bestselling Author, Investor

Raisa Ladha
Advisor

Raisa Ladha

Program Coordinator @ the Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health

Roger Straathof
Advisor

Roger Straathof

Founder @ Energy Intelligence Matters

Sanjay Khanna
Advisor

Sanjay Khanna

Chief Futurist @ SK Futures Inc, Partner @ NOW Partners

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Advisor

Sarah Mughal

Managing Partner @ The Cawley Group

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Advisor

Stephen Atkinson

Managing Director @ Marsh McLennan Canada

Rachel Carey
Advisor

Rachel Carey

Chief Scientist @ Zinc VC

Steven M. Hughes
Advisor

Steven M. Hughes

Founder and Executive Director @ Know Money, Senior Strategic Account Executive @ BrightPlan

Dr. Terri-Lynn Mackay
Advisor

Dr. Terri-Lynn Mackay

Clinical Director @ Alavida

Ting Jiang
Advisor

Ting Jiang

Adjunct Chief Scientific Officer @ Make A Point

Tomasz Gajderowicz
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Tomasz Gajderowicz

Educational Consultant @ Education & Training Evaluation Commission

Advisor

Dhushan Thevarajah

Founder & CEO, Human Elevation Lab (HUELLA)

Advisor

Jens Koed Madsen

Assistant professor at the Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science at the London School of Economics and Political Science

Advisor

Timothy Morey

Global Head of Method

Margarita Gomez
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Margarita Gómez

Visiting Fellow & Founder @ PeopleGov, Oxford University (Blavatnik School of Government)

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Bich Tran

Senior Director, Data Science @ TouchTunes

Chantale Tippett
Advisor

Chantale Tippett

Doctoral Candidate in Innovation Studies (Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture) @ University of Oslo (UiO)

Steve Shu
Advisor

Steve Shu

Professor @ Cornell Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management and Director @Behavioral Economics Research and Education (BERE) Lab

Mike Ross
Advisor

Mike James Ross

SVP and CHRO @ La Maison Simons

Advisor

Ashleigh Golden

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences @ Stanford University School of Medicine

Advisor

Rei Akaishi

Unit Leader in RIKEN Center for Brain Science

Advisor

Beth Vale

Co-Lead @ Percept

Advisor

Falk Lieder

Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles

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