Neil Seeman is Founder and Chairman of RIWI. He was CEO of RIWI from 2011 until September 2021. At the University of Toronto, he is a Senior Fellow in the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. In June 2022, he was named a Fields Institute Fellow. He is also a Senior Fellow at Massey College and Senior Academic Advisor to the Investigative Journalism Bureau at the University of Toronto. He has been listed in the Canadian Who’s Who since 2002. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Queen’s University, a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Toronto and a Master of Public Health degree from Harvard. His research and ideas in Big Data analysis have been applied by decision-makers and researchers in different fields to make sense of how people in all countries produce, consume and understand information and misinformation on the Web that can be collected and analyzed in near real-time.