Jozef Michal Mintal is a PhD student in International relations at the Matej Bel University,
working under the Cognitive Analytics for Real-World Security Threats (CARWST) research
project funded by IBM. His research interests lie in social influence, social networks and
computational approaches to the social and political sciences. Prior to pursuing his PhD he
worked in various NGOs and Think tanks in the field of foreign and security policy, and startups.