Adam Newman, Founder, CEO
Passion: Pyrl. Learn Why I created Pyrl.
Experience: Creating “win/win” disruption of an incumbent industry through technology & data to create massive value for Americans. CEO. COO. Ex-Common Securitization (Fannie/Freddie post-crisis JV solution; $500M annual returns), Ex-Arbitron (acquired by Nielsen), Ex-NYC entrepreneur.
Mona Zahir, Growth, Partnerships and Policy
Passion: Reviewing and applying ethical technology standards in products, platforms, and services.
Experience: Ex-Meta, Government Affairs Fellow at Amazon, Master of Public Policy, Technology at Duke.
Sean Szolek-Van Valkenburgh, Social Media and Influencer Strategy
Passion: Exploring technology, Ethics, and Consumer Rights through the creation of short- and long-form, accessible, social media content.
Experience: Verified Social Media Influencer, Social Media Manager, BA in Instrumental Performance and Composition at Butler University.
Ben Quintana, Chief Technology Officer
Passion: Problem solving with technology. Software architect and builder of teams.
Experience: KIS Solutions; multiple retail clients, Ex-Starwood Hotel.
Joao Chencci, Lead Developer
Passion: Creation of innovative platforms.
Experience: KIS Solutions; multiple retail clients.
Khayla Morris, Social Media Manager
Passion: Assisting and implementing the application of influencer marketing through outreach, content creation and communication.
Experience: Social media influencer, Master of I/O Psychology, Ecommerce lead, Marketing specialist.
Karam Bambawale, User engagement
Passion: Innovating impactfully at the intersection of ethics and emerging technologies.
Experience: Student Founder; Strategy at Deloitte; Ex-Growth at Surf; Economics, Computer Science, and Journalism at Duke.
Micah Schulman, User engagement
Passion: Improving transparency and ethical adherence in tech.
Experience: Undergraduate at Duke studying Computer Science & Public Policy, Cyber Policy Research, Ethical Tech.