Conspiracy Theories and How They Spread: Podcast

Super lucky to have joined such an impressive group of experts to discuss conspiracy theories and how they spread in the digital age.

In part two of a two-part podcast on conspiracy theories from RANE, the conversation turns to how businesses can combat conspiracy theories and disinformation by planning ahead and making listening a priority.

Hosted by David Lawrence, the Founder and Chief Collaborative Officer from RANE, the Risk Assistance Network + Exchange, panelists, include:

David Broniatowski, Director of the Decision Making and Systems Architecture Laboratory, George Washington University 
David conducts research in decision making under risk, group decision making, the design and analysis of complex systems, and how behaviors spread online. This research program draws upon a wide range of techniques including formal mathematical modeling, experimental design, automated text analysis and natural language processing, social and technical network analysis, and big data.

Robert Ludke | Senior Consultant, ENODO Bob joined ENODO to provide strategic consultation across different topics and industries. Throughout his career, Bob has advised policymakers in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives; taught at the U.S. International University in Nairobi, Kenya; and provided counsel on strategy, reputation management, and public affairs to the largest companies in the world.

Dr. Scott Shumate, Founder of Valutare Valutare is a behavior psychology consulting firm that provides risk assessments of client personnel including insider threat and pre-hire screening.

Matthew Siegel, CMO and Head of Global Client Group, Aperture Investors 
Matthew’s career has focused on the application of new technologies and digital marketing strategies to industries undergoing transformation, primarily in media and entertainment.