Trevor Davis

Trevor Davis


Trevor Davis is the founder and CEO of CounterAction, a New Media Ventures portfolio company. His focus is on understanding how to measure and counter online disinformation. His work has been featured in major publications around the world.

Trevor has worked as an advisor and consultant on digital policies in several countries. He was an external assessor of the European Code of Practice for Regulation of Digital Platforms.

He was amongst the founding faculty members at George Washington University's Institute for Data, Democracy, and Politics, where he served as Research Professor. Previously, he was a Technology Democracy Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School.

As CTO of Campaign for America's Future, he managed a team of digital organizers and led advocacy and fundraising efforts.

In 2005 he founded Crisis Pictures, which, according to The Washington Post, shows "how the might of the entire U.S. military can be taken on by a single blogger working part-time." He has had plays produced in three countries, most recently at WestBeth theatre in New York City.

He is the editor and co-author of the book "Photographing Freedom" with civil rights legend Mary Elizabeth King and a graduate of the London School of Economics.