Scite has appointed Igor Osipov, Ph.D., as VP of Global Institutional Markets. Working out of Europe, Igor will lead scite institutional engagements globally in academic markets and consolidate work of scite’s channel partners and resellers networks worldwide.
Igor brings significant experience in open science research, relationship management and business development in the academic and publishing community. He previously served as VP Academic & Government EMEA for Digital Science UK and CEO of Digital Science Eastern European subsidiary. Before that, Igor served as Regional Managing Director for Elsevier Science & Technology for five years. Igor completed his Ph.D. in social sciences & decision making at the University of Alberta, Canada, M.A. at the University of Sussex, UK, and B.A. at RGGU (Moscow) / University of Alaska, Fairbanks.
Most recently, he served as VP & Advisor of Global Academic & Channel Partnerships for Writefull, successfully launching and growing Writefull’s universities engagements and channel partnerships network, and has been advising several projects in IT, AI, Healthcare, and Philanthropy sectors.
Dr. Josh Nicholson, CEO of scite says, “Igor brings extensive expertise and enthusiasm to our team. His relationships with publishers, consortium partners, resellers, and academia will help scite expand its sales globally. We’re excited to have him join our team.”
Dr. Osipov says, “scite is a unique international startup that is already bringing immediate and relevant value for a very wide community of students and researchers. Building on a long-anticipated vision for smart citations, first voiced by Dr. Eugene Garfield a few decades ago, we now see this vision being materialized in front of us by the scite team. Contributing to the expansion of this already successful startup is a great challenge.”