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. 6,029,602 academics have signed up to Academia.edu, adding 1,619,844 papers and 934,787 research interests. Academia.edu attracts over 5 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.
Mandy Chan User Operations
Mandy graduated from UCSD with a Biochemistry and Cell Biology major. Aside from her love for the sciences, she also has an interest in design, writing, and ice cream.
Kevin Wu Engineer
Kevin recieved his BS and MS from UCSD in Plant Biology. He enjoys long walks on the beach and piña coladas.
Adnan Akil Director of Business
Adnan recieved his BS and MS in Bioengineering from UCSD and UCI. He enjoys getting caught in the rain.
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