Camille Francois

Camille François (she/her) serves as co-lead of the Algorithmic Justice League’s Community Reporting of Algorithmic Harms (CRASH) project, alongside Joy Buolamwini and Sasha Costanza-Chock. She was previously Chief Innovation Officer at Graphika, where she built and led a team dedicated to mitigating disinformation harms across platforms. Prior to that, she served as a Principal Researcher at Google. She has advised governments and parliamentary committees on both sides of the Atlantic and investigated Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election on behalf of the U.S. Senate Select Intelligence Committee. She was distinguished by the MIT Technology Review in the "35 Innovators Under 35" annual award for her work leveraging data science to detect and analyze deceptive campaigns at scale, is an affiliate of the Harvard Berkman-Klein Center for Internet & Society and a lecturer at the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs.