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

9,701,791 Citations
1,590,413 Relationships
274,556 People
113,156 Organizations
77,449 Business People
33,432 Businesses
18,719 Political Fundraising Committees
13,255 Academics
12,396 Lobbyists
10,536 Lawyers
9,968 Public Officials
9,159 Political Candidates
7,992 Private Companies
5,554 Elected Representatives
4,861 Government Bodies
4,626 Other Not-for-Profits
4,447 Media Personalities
4,084 Schools
3,175 Public Companies
2,798 Philanthropies
2,161 Individual Campaign Committees
1,825 Other Campaign Committees
1,682 Membership Organizations
1,647 Lobbying Firms
1,095 Law Firms
982 Industry/Trade Associations
578 Policy/Think Tanks
574 PACs
557 Consulting Firms
448 Public Intellectuals
393 Media Organizations
371 Cultural/Arts
338 Political Parties
303 Government-Sponsored Enterprises
276 Labor Unions
244 Government Advisory Bodies
223 Professional Associations
176 Public Relations Firms
163 Social Clubs
140 Academic Research Institutes
60 Elite Consensus Groups