Meet the My90 Team

We're a diverse group with a shared passion for improving community-police relations

Our values

We use communication, technology, and data science to serve both the public and the police. We’ve built a diverse team from the ground up, and we want to hear from you!

Join our team!

We’re hiring! My90 currently has one open job posting: Business Development Associate. View the job descriptions here. To apply, please email contact@textmy90.com.
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Our team

Kona Shen
Kona Shen
Co-Founder & CEO
Kona is from Seattle, WA, and earned her BA from Brown University and MA from Stanford University. She previously founded GOALS Haiti, an internationally recognized sport for development organization.
Mustafa Abdul-Hamid
Mustafa Abdul-Hamid
Co-Founder & Advisor
Mustafa is a native of St. Louis, MO, with degrees from UCLA and Stanford University. He is the founder of Boost, a mobile sports training platform for young athletes.
Ben Holston
Ben Holston
Vice President of Operations
Ben is from Denver, CO, and earned his BA from Stanford University. Prior to joining My90, Ben worked as a researcher at the Urban Institute in Washington, DC.

Our Advisors

Dr. Daniel Isom, Chief of Police (ret.)
Dr. Daniel Isom, Chief of Police (ret.)
The Hon. LaDoris Cordell, Judge (ret.)
The Hon. LaDoris Cordell, Judge (ret.)
Mike Rosengarten, Persista & OpenGov
Mike Rosengarten, Persista & OpenGov
Dr. Beatriz Magaloni, Stanford Department of Political Science
Dr. Beatriz Magaloni, Stanford Department of Political Science
Edgardo Garcia, Chief, San Jose Police Department
Edgardo Garcia, Chief, San Jose Police Department
Perry Tarrant Assistant Chief, Seattle Police Department, Executive Board Member & Immediate Past President, National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives
Perry Tarrant Assistant Chief, Seattle Police Department, Executive Board Member & Immediate Past President, National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives
Darren Steele Assistant Chief, Irving Police Department
Darren Steele Assistant Chief, Irving Police Department
Karin Schmerler, Senior Public Safety Analyst, Chula Vista Police Department
Karin Schmerler, Senior Public Safety Analyst, Chula Vista Police Department
Grande Lum, Divided Community Project
Grande Lum, Divided Community Project
Dante Cassanego, Juntos Finanzas
Dante Cassanego, Juntos Finanzas
Captain Chris Hsiung, Mountain View Police Department
Captain Chris Hsiung, Mountain View Police Department
Shea Streeter, Stanford Department of Political Science
Shea Streeter, Stanford Department of Political Science
Nikolay Samokhvalov, MirTesen
Nikolay Samokhvalov, MirTesen
Steve Ciesinski, SRI
Steve Ciesinski, SRI
Austin Swift, Google
Austin Swift, Google
Dahir Nasser, California Department of Public Health
Dahir Nasser, California Department of Public Health
Nancy Hayes, NKH Group
Nancy Hayes, NKH Group
David Onek, Berkeley Center for Criminal Justice
David Onek, Berkeley Center for Criminal Justice
Shruti Verma, User Experience Researcher
Shruti Verma, User Experience Researcher
Mark Leahy, Fenwick & West
Mark Leahy, Fenwick & West
Edgar Franco Vivanco, Stanford Department of Political Science
Edgar Franco Vivanco, Stanford Department of Political Science
Gustavo Robles, Stanford Department of Political Science
Gustavo Robles, Stanford Department of Political Science

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