Stephen Anning is a Product Manager at Trilateral Research.
Stephen Anning is the Product Manager for CESIUM, which is an Artificial Intelligence Platform for assisting the Police with tackling child exploitation. Steve joined Trilateral Research following a career in the British Army and four years at IBM primarily working with UK Police on responding to cybercrime. Now as an Army Reservist, he has specialised in Human Security and has worked on understanding the implications of modern slavery and human trafficking in conflict for the UK MOD.
He holds an MA in Conflict, Security and Development from Kings College London and an MSc in Web Science from Southampton University. He is presently writing his PhD thesis, which seeks to rethink aspects hate speech detection as hostile narrative analysis by integrating qualitative research methods with Natural Language Processing.