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David F.J. Campbell

Founder & Director

David is an Associate Professor for Comparative Political Science at the University of Vienna. His thematic core focuses are quality of democracy in a global perspective, knowledge and innovation in a knowledge economy and knowledge democracy, where David co-created (together with Elias G. Caraynnis) the concept and theory of the Quadruple and Quintuple Helix Innovation Systems. Additional themes of his are interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research in the sciences and arts. 

Feature Publication:  
Campbell, David F. J. (2019). Global Quality of Democracy as Innovation Enabler. Measuring Democracy for Success. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. LINKS - DOI, Springer, and Palgrave.

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Robert R. Fragnito

Founder & Director

Robert is the Chief Operating Officer of MCF Capital Management, LLC in Orange County, California. He also serves on the Advisory Board of the Design Thinking Program at the University of California, Riverside Extension. Robert is a graduate of the George Washington University in Washington, DC where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs with a double concentration in Conflict and Security and the Middle East.

His central focus is geopolitics and related topics covering foreign policy, security issues, and political development in a global context. Robert's research focus stems from media analysis and open source intelligence.