Graphika Appoints Disinformation Technologist to Leadership Team

Jennifer Mathieu, Ph.D., Joins as CTO to Accelerate Technical Innovation and Delivery of Company’s SaaS Offerings

Graphika, the social media intelligence company, today announced the addition of seasoned technologist Jennifer Mathieu, Ph.D., to its executive team as Chief Technology Officer. In this role, Matheiu will bring her experience building robust, integrated, cloud-based solutions to the company as it enables customers from a wide range of customers from Silicon Valley giants like Facebook and Pinterest to household brands such as T-Systems, to navigate threats and opportunities in the online world. She will guide the company’s technology vision, continue the evolution of Graphika’s patented technology, strengthen its core products, and build out the company’s team of expert engineers and architects.

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Prior to joining Graphika, Mathieu was Chief Technologist for Social Analytics and Integrity at MITRE, where she led the groups’ technical strategy for mitigating online harm, with a focus on the intentional spread and amplification of disinformation. During her 16-year tenure at MITRE, Mathieu built a ‘Social Radar’ after the Arab Spring, led many of the organizations’ projects for using social data to understand populations using advanced technologies, and guided the organization as it developed processes and standards for using online and social media data at scale to address real-world problems such as pandemic and disaster response, public health, fraud detection, cybersecurity, and more. Previously, Mathieu was a Fellow at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.

“In alignment with our product strategy and increasing demand from customers, we are pleased to welcome one of the foremost technologists in disinformation as Graphika’s CTO,” said Dr. John Kelly, CEO and founder of Graphika. “Platforms are fighting daily against information abuse and brands are facing more sophisticated disinformation risks than ever before. The market need for a scalable SaaS solution to counter the disinformation problem has never been higher, and Jennifer is the right person to navigate Graphika’s technology vision to the next level.”

“Graphika has the position in the industry, an agile size, and the experience to make an incredible impact on the disinformation problem,” said Jennifer Mathieu, CTO, Graphika. “The company’s highly-pedigreed team with analysis and research expertise, unique IP, and a diverse set of customers sets it apart like no other in the space, and, I look forward to supporting each as we grow Graphika’s technology.”

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