Cassius Wilkinson is the Counter-Extremism Operations Lead at Discord, where he and his team work to detect and disrupt the spread of extremist content, and neutralize the exploitation of the platform by extremist actors. Prior to joining Discord, Wilkinson was a Strategic Risk Analyst at TikTok and drove efforts to identify and remove content from organized crime networks in Latin America. At TikTok, he also managed the global elections risk strategy, working to curtail political misinformation and electoral violence. Wilkinson began his career as a political risk consultant at EMPRA in Mexico City, where he advised multinational and diplomatic clients on security and political risks. In 2018, he helped launch Advanced Intelligence Solutions (AIS), a risk analysis firm dedicated to public security research in Latin America. A native of New York, Wilkinson has a bachelor’s degree in Politics and Latin American Studies from Occidental College in Los Angeles.
The Eradicate Hate Global Summit brings together scholars, practitioners, civil society organizations, and policymakers from around the world to share best practices and lessons learned, based on data and empirical evidence, in countering hate-fueled extremism and violent narratives. No other summit, conference, or workshop brings together such an extraordinary group of world-class talent focused on dealing with the issue of hate-fueled violent extremism.