Former Jihadi Extremist & Executive Officer, Parallel Networks
Jesse Morton was once a prominent jihadi extremist and founded Revolution Muslim, a New York City-based recruiter group active in the noughties. After serving a prison sentence for terrorist activity, he assumed his current role as executive director at Parallel Networks, a US-based non-profit dedicated to combating violent extremism.
Today, he stands for counter-messaging, prevention, education, training and awareness campaigning, and lends his experience to support programmes for terrorism-related offences that enable reformers to return to society after incarceration in America.
Jesse has authored an array of journal articles, reports, and publications on topics related to countering violent extremism and is a seasoned public speaker.