Justin Richmond is the Founder and Executive Director of the impl. project, a non-profit that facilitates data-driven, community-led stability and violence prevention programming. Before starting impl. project, Justin worked as a forward deployed engineer at Palantir Technologies, where he led field implementation during both the Typhoon Haiyan and Typhoon Hagupit responses in the Philippines. Previously, Justin served two tours in Afghanistan as USAID’s District Stability Framework coordinator, mentoring joint civilian/military/Afghan teams on stabilization implementation in eastern Afghanistan. Prior to USAID, he served in the U.S. Army as a special operations team leader in the southern Philippines, focusing on stabilization, counterinsurgency, and information operations.