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Authorea is the leading collaborative platform to read, write, and publish research.



We founded Authorea in late 2012 with the mission of accelerating scientific discovery. We were frustrated that other writing tools didn't fully understand the needs of researchers -- especially researchers in a web-first world -- and we wondered why the internet age hadn't yet delivered a modern toolset for scientific collaboration. Authorea is the document editor we always wanted.


David Banys

Business Development

David leads Business Development at Authorea. He previously helped build a company that makes the world's most energy-efficient supercomputing and cloud computing clusters. David studied at Middlebury College, Harvard University, and University of Havana, Cuba. He is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area and lives in Brooklyn.


Matteo Cantiello

Chief Scientist

Matteo is an Associate Specialist in Astrophysics at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, located at the University of California Santa Barbara. He obtained his Ph.D. in Astrophysics at the University of Utrecht, in the Netherlands. Matteo has published more than 50 astrophysics articles in top scientific journals, and has obtained more than 1900 citations. Matteo was born and raised among gentle tuscan hills in Italy.

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Camillo Frigeni

Product & Marketing Designer

Raised by typographers. Lover of vectors and printing. Camillo Frigeni is an Italian designer and lecturer who combines tradition and technology through visual communication. He works and studies in Milan and New York.


Adyam Ghebre


Adyam previously worked in investment sales for one of the world's largest financial service corporations and she started her own swimwear business. She likes challenges. She is Canadian.


Deyan Ginev

Head Engineer

Deyan breathes science. Academically, his Ph.D. research exposes the natural language semantics of mathematical documents to computational agents. Professionally, he is on the front lines of building the next generation of scientific writing and publishing tools.


Nathan Jenkins

Chief Technical and Co-founder

Nate holds a Ph.D. in Physics from University of Geneva, Switzerland and a BA in Physics from University of California, Berkeley, USA.


Michael Klein


Michael dreams in functional programming. His passion for building next-generation tools brought him to Authorea. He has a B.S. in Mathematics and Physics and enjoys digraph theory, language design, and metaprogramming.


Daniel Goldman


Daniel Goldman is a developer with a background in education. He holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University in Mathematics and Philosophy and studied web development at General Assembly. When he isn't building out Authorea's latest features, he can be found writing, tutoring, biking, and playing the guitar.


Josh Nicholson

Chief Research Officer

Josh Nicholson received his Ph.D. in 2015 from Virginia Tech studying the effect of aneuploidy on chromosome segregation in cancer cells. He founded the Winnower, an open publishing platform for researchers, in 2014 and joined Authorea when the two companies merged in 2016. In his spare time you can find him walking Authorea's chief dog officer, Pete (pictured).


Milo Mourdaunt


Milo is a frontend developer who has written an excessive amount of Javascript. He is currently studying Classics at Cambridge University.


Alberto Pepe

Chief Executive and Co-founder

Alberto is a “recovering academic” with previous Ph.D. and Postdoc work in Astrophysics and Information Science. He holds degrees and fellowships from Harvard, UCLA, CERN, and University College London. He was born and raised in the wine-making town of Manduria, in Puglia, Southern Italy.


Alan Rice

Web Developer

Alan is a multidisciplinary developer who holds a music performance degree from NYU. He studied web development at General Assembly and was previously at Oak Studios. At Authorea, he uses the latest frontend tools to bring scientific publishing into the 21st century.


Neves Purificacao Rodrigues

Product Design

Neves is a design engineer whose work over the past 10 years has spanned design thinking, user experience, interaction design, search logic/modeling, and information architecture. He graduated with M.Des in Visual Communication and Product Design from IIT Kanpur, M.F.A. in Graphic Design from SCAD, and B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Goa Engineering College.

"A mix of Jazz, Deep Playa, and LaTeX"

Scientific Advisory Board


Holly Bik, Ph.D.

UC Riverside


Chritine Borgman



Merce Crosas, PH.D.

Harvard University


Prof. Alyssa Goodman

Harvard University


Josh Greenberg, Ph.D.

Sloan Foundation


Prof. Victoria Stodden



John Wilbanks, Ph.D.

Sage Bionetworks

Board of Directors


Sam Arbesman, Ph.D.

Board Observer


Adam Goulburn, Ph.D.

Board Director


David Teten

Board Director


Contact Us

Authorea, Inc.
97 South 6th Street, 3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11249.

General inquiries: hi@authorea.com
Tech Support: help@authorea.com
Organizations: info@authorea.com