Director, Digital Forensic Research Lab & Special Advisor to the President Atlantic Council
TopicsSocial Media & Digital Forensic Research, Digital Engagement Space, Diplomacy, EU, NATO and its Partners, Open Source, Transatlantic Relations
RegionsCentral Europe, Eurasia, Europe
LanguagesGerman, Italian, Polish
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October 05, 2017A law drafted by Russia’s ministry of defense, which would ban its soldiers’ use of social media, serves to confirm the work of open-source researchers reporting on the illicit presence of Russian troops in Ukraine and Syria, according to Atlantic…
February 23, 2017
February 14, 2017A new Atlantic Council report—Breaking Aleppo—uses satellite images, TV footage, social media, and security camera videos to debunk Russia’s claims that no civilians were killed in its airstrikes on the city of Aleppo in support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s…
February 13, 2017Read the Publication Aleppo has been described as the Srebrenica, and the Rwanda, of our time. After more than four years of stalemate, and months of siege and battle, December 2016 saw the last of the population of the besieged…
October 27, 2016
Maksymilian Czuperski is the Director of the Digital Forensic Research Lab and serves as the Special Advisor to the President at the Atlantic Council.
Before joining the Council, Czuperski worked on the crisis in Syria as part of an analytics unit that gathered and processed information about the unfolding events in the Syrian war. He also followed developments in the region while at Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in the West Bank and Israel. His prior experience also includes the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in New York where he provided research support to CFR Senior Fellow and Director for International Economics Dr. Benn Steil with his book, The Battle of Bretton Woods: John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the Making of a New World Order, which won the top book of the year choice in a Bloomberg poll of global policy makers and CEOs.
At the Atlantic Council, Czuperski has led the Council's efforts on open source, social media and digital forensic research including for the report, Hiding in Plain Sight: Putin's War in Ukraine and Deceive, Distract, Destroy—Putin at War in Syria. Originally from Gdansk, Poland, Czuperski received his BA from Knox College and speaks German, Polish, and Italian.