Academia.edu is a platform for academics to share research papers. The company's mission is to accelerate the world's research.
Academics use Academia.edu to share their research, monitor deep analytics around the impact of their research, and track the research of academics they follow. 11,462,985 academics have signed up to Academia.edu, adding 3,011,629 papers and 1,152,366 research interests. Academia.edu attracts over 15.7 million unique visitors a month.
Richard Price CEO
Richard did a Ph.D at Oxford in philosophy, where he was a Fellow of All Souls College. His thesis was in the philosophy of perception. Prior to that, he did a BA at Oxford in philosophy, politics, and economics.
Ben Lund CTO
Ben studied Biological Anthropology at the University of Cambridge. Before joining Academia.edu, Ben worked for Nature and as a freelance web developer building web applications for researchers and medics.
David Judd Engineer
David majored in Computer Science at Columbia and then worked for Yodle in New York before joining Academia.edu in October 2012.
Kevin Wu Engineer
Kevin received his BS and MS from UCSD, where he studied Computational Biology. He enjoys long walks on the beach and piña coladas.
Adnan Akil Product Director
Adnan received his BS and MS in Bioengineering from UCSD and UCI. He enjoys getting caught in the rain.
George Bashi Engineer
George graduated from the University of Sussex with a degree in music informatics and received a Masters in Creative Software Systems. He enjoys programming and learning Americanisms.
Ashley John People Operations
Ashley studied history at UC Berkeley and enjoys working out early in the morning.
Kate Miltenberger User Operations
Kate graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a BA in English Writing and French. She likes rock climbing, speaking French, and the orchid on her desk.
Patrick Brinich-Langlois Engineering Intern
Patrick majored in music and psychology at St. Olaf College. He likes effective altruism, dance, and public transport.
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