September 1, 2020

Neil Blair Christensen Joins Research Square Company as Director, Partnership Solutions

Research Square Company is pleased to announce that Neil Blair Christensen has joined the company as Director of Partnership Solutions.

Christensen will lead Research Square Company's sales, account management, and business development functions. Through his role, he will drive growth strategy and further build the company’s diverse customer base of global research institutions and scholarly publishing industry organizations. He will also be pivotal in driving the company’s SaaS strategy and bringing its AI tools and services to market.

“One of our core values is embracing and fueling change,” said Brett Nicol, Chief Revenue Officer at Research Square. “Throughout his long career in the publishing industry, Neil has demonstrated this value time and again by continually improving how research is communicated. We look forward to seeing him apply his drive and expertise in his new role.“

Christensen has solidified his place as a thought leader in scholarly publishing during his 20-year career, holding a range of global leadership roles in business development, sales, and editorial management.

Before joining Research Square, Christensen led business development and sales in the Americas for UNSILO, a company specializing in SaaS solutions for publishers and researchers.

Potential partners can contact Christensen at

About Research Square Company

Research Square Company, a five-time INC 5000 award winner, exists to make research communication faster, fairer, and more useful. Through our industry leading preprint platform, Research Square, research promotion tools, and AJE’s comprehensive suite of manuscript preparation services, we are proud to have supported over 2.5 million authors in 192 countries since our founding in 2004. Across all sides of our business, our team of former researchers and publishing industry professionals truly understand the importance of sharing research results with the world. By helping researchers communicate their work more effectively, we accelerate the pace of global discovery and advancement.

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