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

9,737,513 Citations
1,610,092 Relationships
278,241 People
117,528 Organizations
78,584 Business People
34,250 Businesses
18,733 Political Fundraising Committees
13,585 Academics
12,454 Lobbyists
10,719 Lawyers
10,547 Public Officials
9,220 Political Candidates
8,084 Private Companies
5,720 Elected Representatives
5,088 Government Bodies
4,969 Other Not-for-Profits
4,624 Media Personalities
4,246 Schools
3,424 Philanthropies
3,205 Public Companies
2,170 Individual Campaign Committees
1,844 Other Campaign Committees
1,805 Membership Organizations
1,670 Lobbying Firms
1,131 Law Firms
1,013 Industry/Trade Associations
626 Consulting Firms
609 Policy/Think Tanks
596 PACs
500 Public Intellectuals
429 Media Organizations
422 Cultural/Arts
372 Government-Sponsored Enterprises
352 Political Parties
320 Government Advisory Bodies
292 Labor Unions
249 Professional Associations
197 Social Clubs
182 Public Relations Firms
182 Academic Research Institutes
66 Elite Consensus Groups