Crowdless is developed by award-winning social-impact startup Lanterne. Our mission is to provide the world’s best dynamic data.

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Crowdless is developed by award-winning social enterprise Lanterne. Our mission is to improve people’s lives using data and technology.

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Our Team

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


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.

Stephanie Muñoz Visbal

UI/UX Designer

Stephanie is Crowdless’s Creative Lead and responsible for UI/UX design. She specialises in user-centred design and has a background in the social sciences. When she’s not focusing on product design, she works on web development and growth marketing.

John-Henry Barac

UI/UX Advisor

John-Henry is an accomplished human-centred designer and user researcher. He specialises in (UX), Information Architecture (IA), with an emphasis on iPhone, iPad and Android applications; Digital News Design; Typography; Branding and Identity; and Presentation design. He has previously worked for the Guardian News Media, Pro Publica, Shazam, HM Passport Office and HM Courts & Tribunal Service.