March 17, 2021 – Cactus Communications (CACTUS), a technology company accelerating scientific advancement, today announced the appointment of (Chirag) Jay Patel as Head of Sales and Business Development (Americas).
Jay has been brought onboard to drive product sales in North America. He will play an important role in making CACTUS’s technology solutions accessible to publishers, societies, and research institutes in the region.
Jay has been associated with companies like TrendMD and Springer Healthcare where he has driven strategic partnerships and sales. He comes with an in-depth understanding of AI and other technologies in the scholarly publishing segment. His appointment is part of CACTUS’s strategy to become a market leader of technology solutions for publishers and other stakeholders in the research ecosystem.
Abhishek Goel, Co-Founder and CEO, CACTUS, said, “Jay is a technology champion who has worked across many sectors that has shaped his expertise and given him a unique perspective on our business. He understands the importance of AI and our vision with it. He will be a good addition to our team and will support our endeavour to benefit the academic publishing industry at large.”
Commenting on his appointment, Jay Patel said, “I am very happy to be part of an organization that is working towards bettering lives and is solving global challenges though technology. CACTUS is one of the best places to work for and I’m elated to be a part of such a reputed global business.”
About Cactus Communications Founded in 2002, Cactus Communications (cactusglobal.com) is a technology company accelerating scientific advancement. CACTUS solves problems for researchers, universities, publishers, academic societies, and life science organizations through innovative products and services developed under the brands Editage, Cactus Life Sciences, R, Impact Science, UNSILO, and Cactus Labs. CACTUS has offices in Princeton, London, Aarhus, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul, Tokyo, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, and Mumbai; a global workforce of over 3,000 experts; and customers from over 190 countries. CACTUS is considered a pioneer in its workplace best practices and has been consistently ranked a great place to work over the last several years.