Our Team

LittleSis is a project of Public Accountability Initiative, a 501(c)3 organization focused on corporate and government accountability. Our mission is to facilitate and produce investigative research that promotes transparent and accountable governance. PAI was founded in early 2008 by a group of activists, public interest lawyers, and academics associated with leading universities and major social change organizations.

Data Summary

9,685,220 Citations
1,585,535 Relationships
272,873 People
111,901 Organizations
76,797 Business People
33,117 Businesses
18,706 Political Fundraising Committees
13,154 Academics
12,339 Lobbyists
10,444 Lawyers
9,751 Public Officials
9,150 Political Candidates
7,837 Private Companies
5,477 Elected Representatives
4,768 Government Bodies
4,464 Other Not-for-Profits
4,375 Media Personalities
4,057 Schools
3,162 Public Companies
2,417 Philanthropies
2,152 Individual Campaign Committees
1,812 Other Campaign Committees
1,630 Lobbying Firms
1,611 Membership Organizations
1,145 Law Firms
941 Industry/Trade Associations
619 Couples
561 Policy/Think Tanks
551 PACs
530 Consulting Firms
415 Public Intellectuals
382 Media Organizations
348 Cultural/Arts
331 Political Parties
290 Government-Sponsored Enterprises
271 Labor Unions
230 Government Advisory Bodies
213 Professional Associations
171 Public Relations Firms
153 Social Clubs
125 Academic Research Institutes
55 Elite Consensus Groups