Who We Are

Meet your team of world-class analysts, investigative journalists, epidemiologists, best-selling authors, professional researchers, software developers and Ph.D. statisticians

Synoptos discovers and delivers critical news and social media insights through our proprietary technology and global team of analysts and data scientists. As a media monitoring and intelligence company backed by the National Science Foundation, we uncover key data to influence your communications strategies, investment decisions and daily operations.

We deliver the information to guide your tactics and keep you in the know. Our clients are as diverse as the industries they operate in and include the Fortune 500, federal agencies, congressional committees and a variety of for- and non-profit organizations.

The Company We Keep

Conoco Philips General Dynamics
White House Microsoft
United Technologies Verifone
Sirius XM NIH
HESS CDC
Raytheon LivingSocial
General Dynamics
Microsoft
Verifone
NIH
CDC
LivingSocial

OUR LEADERSHIP

Andrew B. Einhorn
Andrew B. Einhorn
President
Jeff Trexel
Jeff Trexel
Chief Business Development Officer
James Hurla
James Hurla
Vice President, Services
Stephanie Lett
Stephanie Lett
Vice President, Finance
Enrique Orozco
Enrique Orozco
Chief Technology Officer
Mark Malseed
Mark Malseed
Senior Director, Research & Analysis
Jen Santiago
Jen Santiago
Project Manager, Government & Health
Davor Devcic
Davor Devcic
Project Manager, Defense & Financial
Josh Witt
Josh Witt
Project Manager, Energy
Katie Lane Seel
Katie Lane Seel
Director, Knowledge Management
Steve Mock
Steve Mock
Director, Data Services
Shunwen Hsiao
Shunwen Hsiao
Managing Director, Engineering

Advisors

Richard T. Hartman, Ph.D.
Richard T. Hartman, Ph.D.
Board of Directors
Thomas J. Downey
Thomas J. Downey
Board of Advisors
Lisa Singh, Ph.D.
Lisa Singh, Ph.D.
Board of Advisors
Bill McMoil
Bill McMoil
Board of Advisors
Patrick Davis
Patrick Davis
Board of Advisors
Frank Ball
Frank Ball
Board of Advisors
Bac Tran
Bac Tran
Board of Advisors

OUR OFFICES

WASHINGTON
1900 Campus Commons Dr, Suite 100, Reston VA
1101 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 450, Washington, DC
NEW YORK
745 5th Ave. 5F Suite 500 New York, New York
KANSAS CITY
1712 Main Street, Suite 313, Kansas City, MO 64108
TAIPEI
12F., No.107, Sec. 4, Zhongxiao E. Rd., Da’an Dist., Taipei City 106, Taiwan
Company Timeline
2003
INCEPTION
INCEPTION
Company launches as news clipping service, providing news monitoring for congressional committees and AMS.
2005
EARLY GROWTH
EARLY GROWTH
Triple-digit private sector growth. White House becomes a client.
2007
FORTUNE 500
FORTUNE 500
Fortune 500 client list reaches seven.
2010
FUNDING
FUNDING
In coordination with Georgetown University faculty, wins highly competitive National Science Foundation SBIR grant to build social media network diffusion modeling software. New Dominion Angels provides growth funding.
2011
2ND NSF AWARD
SECOND NSF AWARD
Wins second NSF grant for advanced research in social media data mining and visualization. Begins social media consulting service. Virginia Center for Innovative Technology invests in company.
2012
SOFTWARE COMMERCIALIZATION
SOFTWARE COMMERCIALIZATION
Synoptos analysts use proprietary software to provide influencer and media analysis services for public & private sector clients.
2014
SYNOPTOS REBRAND
SYNOPTOS REBRAND
New brand launches (Greek for “synopsis”) as fusion of technology & human analysis. Expanded suite of media intelligence services attracts new wave of large clients and partners.
2015
NEW HORIZONS
NEW HORIZONS
Opens offices in New York and Taipei, and expands media analysis and engineering teams.