About us

Lanterne is an award-winning social-impact startup based in London. Our mission is to provide the world’s best dynamic data.

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About us

Lanterne is an award-winning social-impact startup based in London. Our mission is to provide the world’s best dynamic data.

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We are supported by

We are supported by

Sebastian Mueller

Co-Founder, CTO


Sebastian is Lanterne’s Chief Technology Officer and Head of Product. He specialises in natural language processing and machine learning. He holds an MSc from the London School of Economics where he has previously taught NLP.

Yohan Iddawela

Co-Founder, Co-CEO


Yohan is a Geographic Information Systems specialist. His PhD is in Economic Geography from the London School of Economics. He has previously worked as an economist for the Institute for State Effectiveness in Afghanistan and Puerto Rico, and for the Australian Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

Alex Barnes

Co-Founder, Co-CEO


Alex is a political scientist. His DPhil is in International Development from the University of Oxford. He has previously worked as a senior analyst for IHS Markit advising Fortune 500 companies, as well as for the Australian Department of Defence in both Canberra and Afghanistan.

Samuel Watts

COO


Sam is a lawyer with a background in Commercial and Criminal law. He is qualified as a Solicitor in the UK, and as a Barrister and Solicitor in Australia. He has co-founded a legal start-up and worked in management positions at multiple large organisations.

Wian Stipp

Lead Data Scientist


Wian specialises in machine learning. He has experience in natural language processing with social media, computer vision and deep learning. He is also serial entrepreneur, having co-founded med-tech startup Intelocare. His BSc is in Mathematics from the London School of Economics.

Alok Suresh

Data Scientist


Alok is a data scientist with a background in physics, as well as experience in machine learning and NLP. He holds an MSc in Data Science and Machine Learning from University College London.

Max Woolterton

Data Scientist


Max is a data scientist who specialises in building and applying machine learning models. His integrated MSci is in Mathematics and Computer Science from Durham University.

Stephanie Muñoz Visbal

UI/UX Designer


Stephanie is Crowdless’s UI/UX designer. She specialises in user-centred design and has experience with Figma and Sketch. She is passionate about frontend development with React Native and has a background in the social sciences.

Sebastian Mueller

Co-Founder, CTO


Sebastian is Lanterne’s Chief Technology Officer and Head of Product. He specialises in natural language processing and machine learning. He holds an MSc from the London School of Economics where he has previously taught NLP.

Yohan Iddawela

Co-Founder, Co-CEO


Yohan is a Geographic Information Systems specialist. His PhD is in Economic Geography from the London School of Economics. He has previously worked as an economist for the Institute for State Effectiveness in Afghanistan and Puerto Rico, and for the Australian Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

Alex Barnes

Co-Founder, Co-CEO


Alex is a political scientist. His DPhil is in International Development from the University of Oxford. He has previously worked as a senior analyst for IHS Markit advising Fortune 500 companies, as well as for the Australian Department of Defence in both Canberra and Afghanistan.

Samuel Watts

COO


Sam is a lawyer with a background in Commercial and Criminal law. He is qualified as a Solicitor in the UK, and as a Barrister and Solicitor in Australia. He has co-founded a legal start-up and worked in management positions at multiple large organisations.

Wian Stipp

Lead Data Scientist


Wian specialises in machine learning. He has experience in natural language processing with social media, computer vision and deep learning. He is also serial entrepreneur, having co-founded med-tech startup Intelocare. His BSc is in Mathematics from the London School of Economics.

Alok Suresh

Data Scientist


Alok is a data scientist with a background in physics, as well as experience in machine learning and NLP. He holds an MSc in Data Science and Machine Learning from University College London.

Max Woolterton

Data Scientist


Max is a data scientist who specialises in building and applying machine learning models. His integrated MSci is in Mathematics and Computer Science from Durham University.

Stephanie Muñoz Visbal

UI/UX Designer


Stephanie is Crowdless’s UI/UX designer. She specialises in user-centred design and has experience with Figma and Sketch. She is passionate about frontend development with React Native and has a background in the social sciences.