Adi Cohen is heading the Disinformation Program at the Israel Public Policy Institute (IPPI). He is an experienced analyst with over 10 years of experience applying data cleaning, mining and innovative analysis methods in multiple political, security and investigative journalist roles. Adi currently works on social media intelligence projects focusing on political disinformation and misinformation, particularly in pharmaceutical, agriculture and food sectors.
Prior to joining the IPPI, Adi has worked as an analyst at the Israeli Ministry of Finance and as a journalist at the Israeli Parliament (Knesset) for three years. While at the Knesset, Adi had covered current political affairs in Israel, and provided observations on the activities of the 120-member parliament through interviews and in-depth reports. In 2011 Adi was awarded the Congressional Lantos/HIA Fellowship and worked at the Huffington Post in Washington D.C. His articles, focusing on Israeli politics and current US affairs, are regularly published in various US and Israeli media and news outlets.
Adi holds a B.A. in Political Science, Philosophy and Economics with honors from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and an M.A. in History from the University of Haifa.
Languages: Hebrew, English, Arabic, Spanish