General Manager

Rick leads the administration, operations and strategic scaling up of Lie Detectors, ensuring coherence across national and language boundaries. Rick’s international management career spans 25 years, primarily in news media. A dual citizen of the USA and Slovakia, he co-founded The Slovak Spectator newspaper in Bratislava in 1995. He has also served as CEO of Euractiv, the independent EU policy news network, and as marketing director for The Wall Street Journal Europe. Prior to joining Lie Detectors, Rick was Managing Director of Women Political Leaders (WPL), the global network of female politicians. Rick holds an MBA from Harvard, a master’s in journalism from Columbia, and a bachelor’s in political science from Trinity College (Connecticut).