Rick Eaton

San Marino Rick Eaton is the Director of Research at the Simon Wiesenthal Center. As Co-Director of the Center’s Digital Terrorism and Hate Project he has supervised the production of all 23 editions of the Digital Terrorism and Hate interactive report. Rick regularly meets with Facebook, Twitter, Google/YouTube and other social networking companies to give feedback and assist in shaping policy. Rick has worked extensively with California P.O.S.T. (Peace Officer Standards and Training) and been a subject-matter expert on 11 educational “Tele-Courses” produced by P.O.S.T. and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Rick has twice testified in Congressional hearings and participated in many briefings on Capitol Hill. In his 37 years with SWC he has conducted hundreds of training sessions with law-enforcement, educators, civic groups, and schools.