Member of the Project Executive Board, Czech Technical University (CTU)
Luboš Král is the Head of the Artificial Intelligence Centre at the Department of Computer Science of CTU in Prague. He is working mainly on projects linking research and development, including areas such as journalism, media, “mission-critical” and “life-critical” systems, including business partnership with large producers of medical devices, telecommunication systems for airports, railways and navy, automotive and others. Luboš Král is focusing on interconnection of research teams, engaging application partners, mainly in informatics, AI and machine learning.
Member of the Strategy Board, Demagog.cz
Petr Gongala is the coordinator of Demagog.cz, the sole dedicated fact-checking project in the Czech Republic. He has worked as a fact-checker, authored promise tracking publications and set up voting apps as part of the team at KohoVolit.eu. Besides activism, Petr took part in political research as a quantitative analyst focused on geostatistics and predictive analysis of voting. He is also a senior research analyst at IDC, working with large datasets in advanced statistical models, designing interactive maps and presentations of statistical results.
Member of the Project Executive Board, University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius (UCM)
Ľuboš Greguš works as Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Mass Media Communication UCM in Trnava. Previously he worked on TA3 TV channel in Slovakia focusing predominantly on foreign news. His professional focus is on news-making in the sphere of electronic media, specialising in research on TV broadcasting, online environment and media audiences. One of his main concerns is the recipients’ ability to interpret broadcast news. Ľuboš Greguš is also a member of the Editorial Board of the scientific journal Communication Today.
Member of the Project Executive Board, Athens Technology Center (ATC)
Nikos Papapolizos is a Project Manager at the ATC Innovation Lab. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Government & Politics and a Master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Essex, UK. He has worked for over 15 years as Project Manager and Content Manager in web portals and collaborated with various companies as social media consultant and community manager. At ATC he is involved in online research projects and in activities related to content and web management.
Member of the Project Executive Board, Kempelen Institute of Intelligent Technologies (KInIT)
Ivan Srba is a Senior Researcher at KInIT. He has expertise in data analysis, machine learning and data mining, with a focus on data emerging from user behavior on social computing and collective intelligence systems, such as social networks, knowledge sharing systems and e-learning. His current primary research interest is in countering online dis/misinformation. His international research record includes projects with Harvard University and the University of Lugano, Switzerland. In addition, he has participated as a Data Scientist and Project Lead in many industry projects.
Member of the Project Executive Board, Agence France-Presse (AFP)
Jocelyne Zablit, AFP deputy editor-in-chief for Europe, is a journalist with more than three decades of professional experience.
She is currently leading several projects in Europe focused on factchecking and disinformation. She has managed several AFP bureaus and was most recently head of the US West Coast office in Los Angeles. Prior to that, she was head of the AFP English Europe/Africa Desk and AFP Bureau Chief in Beirut.