Meet the JoVE Team

JoVE's mission of increasing productivity in the scientific research is implemented by a team of passionate and hard-working individuals who are excited to be at the front of the revolution in scientific publishing. From the people who produce JoVE's videos to the people who work with institutional librarians to increase adoption, everyone at JoVE is proud to help bring you the future of scientific publishing. Learn more about JoVE success stories.

Moshe Moshe Pritsker, Ph.D.

Moshe Pritsker, Ph.D.

CEO, co-founder

Dr. Pritsker developed the JoVE idea based on his deep familiarity with current problems in biological research, acquired through more than 10 years of work in this area. He holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Princeton University and an M.Sc. in Chemistry from the Weizmann Institute of Science. Results of his research on stem cells, genomics, bioinformatics and HIV have been published in leading scientific journals (PNAS, JBC, Genome Research and Biochemistry) as well as in patent applications. Prior to co-founding JoVE, Dr. Pritsker held the position of post-doctoral researcher at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital.

Dan Dan Robinson

Dan Robinson

Chief Technology Officer

Dan graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2003 with a bachelors degree in Computer Science and Psychology. Following graduation, he has pursued a career in software development with focuses on open source technologies and the web. Dan enjoys golfing, playing the drums, and hiking around MA and NH.

Josephine Josephine Pascuccio

Josephine Pascuccio

Director of Human Resources

Josephine brings over 10 years of human resources professional experience to JoVE. Her expertise is in organizational development, employee training, employee relations, leadership and management coaching. After completing her business management degree Josephine worked over the past 16 years helping small technology businesses grow to become profitable and successful companies.

Josephine enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and mostly her two daughters. She enjoys outdoor activities such as running, hiking, picnics and snowboarding. Her favorite place to visit is the mountains in North Conway, NH.

Steven Steven Altieri, M.A.

Steven Altieri, M.A.

Senior Director of Sales - Americas

Steve is the longest tenured member of the sales department having joined JoVE in 2012.

He has sold into every market that JoVE covers and opened the APAC sales office in Melbourne, Australia in 2014. He reports seeing many kangaroos. Since returning to the US, he is currently serving as Director of Sales, USA.

Steve is a 2002 graduate of Holy Cross and holds a Master’s degree in Journalism from Northeastern. He lives in East Boston with his dog and grill. In his spare time, you can find him on his bike or behind a book.

Avital Avital Braiman, Ph.D.

Avital Braiman, Ph.D.

Director of Editorial

Avital received her Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Brown University. Her research focused on DNA separation by optically directed transport and surface electrophoresis. Avital joined JoVE in 2012. She is excited to take part in advancing scientific publishing to a new and innovative frontier via video publication.

Alice Alice Lin, M.S.

Alice Lin, M.S.

Director of Marketing

Alice joined JoVE in 2016 as the Director of Marketing. Responsible for the marketing and communication efforts at JoVE, Alice also directs media relations, branding, advertising, and oversees sponsorship, and events.

Prior to joining JoVE, Alice was the Enrollment Marketing Director at Boston Architectural College, overseeing all recruitment marketing projects for the institution’s four design schools. At Boston Architectural College Alice helped develop national marketing and advertising campaigns to build brand awareness, promote school programs, and recruit new students.

Alice has a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Bentley University and a Master’s degree in Information Age Marketing from the McCallum Graduate School of Business at Bentley University.

In her free time Alice enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, dancing, and enjoying good food.

Justin Justin Cherny, Ph.D.

Justin Cherny, Ph.D.

VP of Operations

Justin obtained an interdisciplinary PhD in biology and computer science from Wesleyan University, which focused primarily on identifying mRNA translation initiation on a transcriptomic scale and the development of novel approaches for quality assessment of peptide searching algorithms on a proteomic scale. During his PhD, he had the opportunity to explore a variety of scientific disciplines including; bioinformatics, molecular biology, genetics, cellular biology, developmental biology, relational databases, algorithms, and a host of wet-lab and computational techniques. Justin is continually motivated by JoVE’s mission statement, which coincides perfectly with his passion for interdisciplinary work, innovation, and effective integration of new techniques. In his spare time Justin loves woodworking, hiking, volunteering for manual labor, and firewood acquisition.

Alex Alex Bhatty

Alex Bhatty

Office Manager

Alex attended Johnson & Wales in RI where he studied Business Management. He brings nine years of retail management and recruiting skills. He joined the JoVE team back in 2013. He loves working at JoVE not only because it is a great place to work but JoVE has also introduced him to a lot great friends and new work experiences.
He is quite the globe trotter and has been to over 20 countries. Alex is passionate about different cultures and languages. He currently speaks five languages and is hoping to learn more. When he isn’t traveling around the world he can be found relaxing on a beach with his close friends. When he is not working, he enjoys spending time with his niece and nephew. 

Lindsay Lindsay Schenker

Lindsay Schenker

Staff Accountant

Lindsay graduated from the University of Iowa in 2009 with a degree in History. After starting her career in the legal field, Lindsay realized she had much more fun playing with numbers and spreadsheets than pouring over contracts and legal agreements. She has been building her accounting experience ever since and now has over 4 years of experience.

Lindsay spends every weekend possible at the lake, either in the White Mountains of NH or in Cape Cod. She also enjoys reading and visiting historical sites.

Krystal Krystal Lu

Krystal Lu

Accounting Specialist

Krystal graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Boston with a B.S. in Accounting in 2011. She has four years experience in accounting and she joined JoVE in May, 2016. Krystal enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, and traveling.

Amy Amy Nerboe

Amy Nerboe

Accounts Receiveable Analyst

Amy is from Pittsburgh PA, and studied Exercise Physiology at the University of South Carolina. After college she rocked out in a band for a few years and eventually decided to settle down a bit and stay in one place. She has lived in South Carolina, Pittsburgh, Seattle, and Oslo-Norway before settling in Boston with her husband and two boys. Amy enjoys spending time with her family, exercising, writing music, singing, going to shows, and discovering new bands/music.

Eglantine Eglantine Ronfard

Eglantine Ronfard

Marketing Manager

Eglantine started at JoVE in July 2016 as Marketing Manager. She joined the team with 8 years of experience in Marketing, Communications, Distribution, and Operations in different industries including Language Services, Film, and Fashion.

Eglantine is from France (Lyon) and has also lived in Switzerland, NYC, Hong Kong, and, of course, Boston. Outside of work she spends time with family and friends, loves to travel, bake, dance (swing), watch movies, hike and much more.

Dave Dave Kostos

Dave Kostos

Marketing Coordinator

Dave graduated from Salem State University in 2013 with a B.A. in English and a B.A. in Psychology. He joined the JoVE team as a Content Marketing Copywriter in 2016 after three years of building his copywriting, editing, and marketing skills in start-up environments north of Boston. In early 2017, Dave got promoted to Marketing Coordinator. His published work (both creative and business-focused) is available for any and all interested readers. In early 2017, Dave got promoted to Marketing Coordinator.

Chad Chad Castro

Chad Castro

Public Relations Manager

Chad joined JoVE as Public Relations Manager in 2016. He is responsible for media relations, corporate communications, and thought leadership programs at JoVE.

Prior to joining JoVE, Chad was Community Manager at FinTech Sandbox, where he managed all aspects of marketing, PR and community engagement. Chad started his career working at a number of prominent PR agencies, including Lois Paul & Partners and MSLGROUP, where his work earned numerous PR honors.

In his free time, Chad enjoys spending time with his children, adventuring, and traveling - ideally, combining all three at once.

Namrata Namrata Sengupta, Ph.D.

Namrata Sengupta, Ph.D.

Science Communication Specialist

Namrata graduated from Clemson University, SC with a Ph.D. in Environmental Toxicology in 2016. During her graduate school career, Namrata spear-headed various science communication and STEM outreach based project initiatives. She has always been passionate about being a voice for scientists in various platforms, and this got her interested with a career in JoVE. She is working as a Science Communication Specialist to support JoVE's goal in solving the reproducibility crisis in science by engaging with scientists and key influencers. In her spare time, Namrata loves visiting science and tech museums, exploring ethnic food restaurants, and participating in informal art, poetry, and dance events. 

Matthew Matthew O’Donnell

Matthew O’Donnell

Senior Account Manager

Matt grew up in eastern Massachusetts and attended Boston College, graduating with a degree in Communications in 2004. He was a pitcher on the BC baseball team for 4 years. After college he had a stint with the Greeneville Astros, a minor league affiliate of the Houston Astros baseball club. The Greeneville Astros were the 2004 Appalachian League champions. Matt enjoys traveling and spending time with good friends and family. 

Jen Jen Ostrosky, M.S.

Jen Ostrosky, M.S.

Account Manager

Jen received her M.S. in Nutrition from Tufts University in 2000 and joined AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals where she held positions in hospital sales, managed markets and customer service throughout New England for 9 years. After taking a short break from the work force to have and raise her 2 young children, Jen began working for JoVE in May 2012. Her focus is on hospitals and government institutions. When she’s not working or playing with her kids, Jen loves to cook and has taken cooking classes in Italy, Boston and Maine. She’s transferring her love of cooking to her son, who is often her “sous-chef” in the kitchen, and tends to describe JoVE to friends as the Food Network for scientists. Being a visual learner, she strongly believes in the value JoVE provides researchers, clinicians and physicians in training.

Joseph Joseph Masley III

Joseph Masley III

Account Manager

Joe is originally from Pittsburgh. He graduated from UMass/Boston with a B.A. in Biology and soon began work in the medical publishing industry. He initially worked for the W.B. Saunders Co. and then worked at Elsevier prior to arriving at JoVE.

In his free time, he enjoys traveling and reading with his wife. They live in a seaside community where they enjoy cycling and walking in a beautiful marsh and beach environment.

Their son is a Boston Firefighter.

James James Slattery

James Slattery

Account Manager

After earning a Bachelor of Science degree from Babson College, James worked for Gotham Entertainment Group in Manhattan's TriBeca neighborhood where he distributed award-winning issue-oriented films and assisted Gotham's Production & Development division by providing coverage on incoming scripts. In 2007, James began selling e-Learning resources to academic libraries for Credo Reference out of Boston, MA where, most notably, he closed a state-wide library deal to South Carolina. James is a big advocate of appealing to the visual learner and was excited to join the JoVE team in early 2016. He also likes boats.

Simeon Simeon Dubois

Simeon Dubois

Account Manager

Simeon graduated from Villanova University with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 2014. After several internships, he realized that what he loves most is connecting with customers and selling benefits of products to end users. Simeon is an avid member of the Big Brother Program in Boston and enjoys playing basketball and attending comedy shows around town in his spare time.

Eran Eran Zait, MBA

Eran Zait, MBA

Strategic Account Executive

Eran joined JoVE in 2016 and started the company's outside sales activities, responsible for new strategic customer acquisition and expansion of existing relationships. Prior to joining JoVE, Eran spent 2 years as VP of Sales at Nitzan Fridberg Ltd. and 8.5 years as Regional Sales Manager at Leumi Card Ltd.
In addition to his professional career, Eran served in the Israeli Defense Force Reserves as a Senior Officer for 18 years.

Eran holds an M.B.A. and B.A. in Communications and Business Management from The Open University in Israel.

In his spare time, Eran enjoys travelling and spending time with his wife and kids, playing basketball, skiing, and bicycling.

Michael Michael Lucerto, M.S.

Michael Lucerto, M.S.

Account Manager

Michael graduated from American University with a B.A. in Political Science in 2002. He continued his education at Charles University in the Czech Republic where he received a dual Masters in International Economics & International Politics. After 13 years focusing on the high impact educational practices in International Education (and visiting over 400 campuses in the US and abroad), Michael joined the JoVE team to help improve retention in the STEM fields (and learn about cutting edge scientific research in the process). Michael is also a small business owner, scholarship fundraiser, and a beer and wine enthusiast.

Nandita Nandita Singh,  Ph.D.

Nandita Singh, Ph.D.

Senior Science Editor - Project Manager for Collaborations

Dr. Singh holds a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from University of South Carolina, Columbia and a M.Sc. in Molecular Biology from the Indian Institute of Technology in Roorkee, India. Nandita completed her post-doctoral work at the Whitehead Institute and worked in the Biotech Industry for over two years. She has published in leading journals including Nature, Nature Genetics, Genes and Development and Current Biology. She is convinced that the power of the visual media far exceeds the written word especially when it comes to describing biological methods. In her opinion, video protocols are an invaluable tool to make challenging biological techniques more reproducible and accessible to the entire scientific community.

Jaydev Jaydev Upponi, Ph.D.

Jaydev Upponi, Ph.D.

Science Editor

Jaydev is a native of Mumbai (Bombay), India. He graduated with a Bachelors in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Bombay College of Pharmacy, University of Mumbai. He moved to Boston and graduated with his Masters from Northeastern University. While at Northeastern, Jaydev developing a passion for research and later graduated with a Ph.D in Pharmaceutical Sciences. During his Ph.D,  Jaydev developed and characterized various nano-based pharmaceutical preparations for application as therapeutics and diagnostics in oncology. Outside the lab, he actively took part in organizing and promoting student club activities such as the NU-AAPS and volunteering for the European Career Fair. His hobbies are cooking, listening to music and reading. Jaydev is excited to be a part of JoVE and believes that JoVE’s innovative approach to science-publication will revolutionize research across industry and academia.

Nam Nam Nguyen, Ph.D.

Nam Nguyen, Ph.D.

Review Editor

Nam has a B.A. in chemistry:biochemistry from Boston University and a Ph.D. in chemistry from New York University. His doctoral work focused on designing crystalline DNA lattices and their structure determination through single crystal x-ray diffraction studies, showing the precise control of matter at a molecular level. 

Nam used to work at JoVE. He still does; but he used to too. Today, Nam can be seen biking and/or bouldering, but not at the same time. 

Mala Mala Mani, Ph.D.

Mala Mani, Ph.D.

Review Editor

Mala received her Ph.D. in molecular biology from Johns Hopkins University. Her thesis work focused on engineering, designing, and characterizing zinc finger nucleases (ZFNs), which are tailor-made molecular scissors that can cut DNA at specified regions. She did her postdoctoral research in cancer biology from Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Prior to joining JoVE, as a senior scientist at Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (India), she led bioassay and immunoassay development of biosimilar therapeutics. She enjoys hiking, cooking and loves to go mushroom hunting with her son.

Alisha Alisha Dsouza, Ph.D.

Alisha Dsouza, Ph.D.

Review Editor

Alisha graduated from Dartmouth College with a Ph.D. in Engineering Sciences in 2016. For her graduate school research, she worked in the Optics in Medicine at Dartmouth lab in the area of fluorescence imaging and tomography for noninvasive metastasis sensing. Prior to her PhD, she received her Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics and Communication from Manipal Institute of Technology, India. Outside of work, Alisha enjoys nature walks, cooking, gardening, and traveling.

Kathleen Kathleen Doyle, M.S.

Kathleen Doyle, M.S.

Peer Review Manager

Katie was born and raised in the Boston area and graduated from Boston College with a bachelor's degree in biology and from Georgetown University with a master's degree in physiology.  She has has worked in cancer research labs at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.  She has traveled to places such as Italy, Switzerland, and Nicaragua and hopes to do more exploring in the future.  In her spare time, she hones her sewing skills and enjoys making clothes.

Ronald Ronald Myers, Ph.D.

Ronald Myers, Ph.D.

Science Editor

Ron received his Ph.D. in cellular, molecular, and developmental biology from Tufts University. During his thesis work he investigated the role of various extracellular matrix proteins in the proliferation and migration of vascular smooth muscle cells. After graduating from Tufts, Ron began a postdoctoral research position at Harvard Medical School.  His research focused on the role of a novel class of arrestins, the α-arrestins, on β-adrenergic receptors in the context of heart failure and obesity.  In his spare time Ron is an animal lover and enjoys camping and the outdoors.

Benjamin Benjamin Werth

Benjamin Werth

Science Editor

Benjamin graduated from the University of Delaware Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Chemistry and a minor in Biochemistry. During college, he founded and served as president of the fishing club, volunteered in the Dominican Republic, and interned for the National Park Service at Richmond National Battlefield Park.

Benjamin has researched and published in chemistry and bio-medical fields. His experience ranges from organic synthesis of antivirals to characterizing mouse models for cutaneous photodamage and autoimmune disease.

In his free time, Benjamin can be found boating and fishing, birdwatching, playing soccer, or carving wood.

Indrani Indrani Mukherjee, Ph.D.

Indrani Mukherjee, Ph.D.

Science Editor

Indrani completed her PhD in Biochemistry from Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. During her thesis work, she investigated the role of specific membrane proteins in the early secretory pathway using molecular biology, genetic and biochemical approaches. She is inspired by the innovative culture at JoVE and loves learning more about exciting research being carried out by scientists across the world. Outside of work, Indrani enjoys reading, traveling and salsa dancing.

Rocco Rocco Palumbo, Ph.D.

Rocco Palumbo, Ph.D.

Science Editor

Rocco received his Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience from the University of Chieti, Italy. Before joining JoVE, Rocco was a postdoctoral fellow in Vision Science at Harvard Medical School. His research focused on perception memory and aging, as well as cognitive impairments and emotions. Rocco is currently Science Editor for the Behavior section. 

Jialan Jialan Zhang, Ph.D.

Jialan Zhang, Ph.D.

Science Editor

Jialan received her Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from University of Connecticut in 2013. Jialan first discovered JoVE while conducting her postdoctoral research at the Department of Physics and Astronomy in Rutgers University. She joined JoVE in 2016, and in her spare time she likes to read, chat with family and friends, and travel.

Jennifer Jennifer Carroll

Jennifer Carroll

Editorial Supervisor

Jen graduated from Wheaton College in Massachusetts with a B.A. in Biology in 2009. She spent her time at Wheaton studying vernal pool fauna and population genetics in yellow-spotted salamanders. Jen has worked at JoVE since 2010, working closely with Senior Science Editor Nandita Singh to develop JoVE's Medicine and Bioengineering journal sections.

Lyndsay Lyndsay Troyer, Ph.D.

Lyndsay Troyer, Ph.D.

Science Editor

Lyndsay received her Ph.D. in Chemistry at Colorado State University. There, she studied how redox chemistry affects the fate and transport of arsenic and uranium in mine tailing sediments. She continued her research in uranium geochemistry as a post-doc in the Earth and Planetary Science department at Washington University in St. Louis. Outside of work, Lyndsay enjoys cooking, drinking tea, and rock climbing. 

Anna Anna Besschetnova

Anna Besschetnova

Editorial Assistant

Anna graduated from Cornell University with a B.A. in Neuroscience and Behavior in 2016. She discovered JoVE while job-searching in her senior year at Cornell, and sent in her resume soon after that. She is currently an Editorial Assistant. In her spare time she likes to swim, run, and draw.

Kaitlin Kaitlin Cleary

Kaitlin Cleary

Editorial Assistant

Kaitlin graduated from Brandeis University in May of 2014 with a B.S. in Biology and a minor in Anthropology. After graduation she worked as a Biological Laboratory Technician for the USDA APHIS PPQ Otis lab for two years. There she reared and performed experiments on Euwallacea fornicatus and Lycorma delicatula with the goal of finding attractants that would allow for the eradication of these invasive insect species from the United States. Kaitlin enjoys soccer, hiking, reading, and drawing.

Kathleen Kathleen Wang

Kathleen Wang

Editorial Assistant

Kathleen graduated from the University of Miami with a B.S. in Biology with minors in Art and Chemistry. Intrigued by JoVE's uniqueness, she applied right after graduation and joined the team in 2016. Outside of JoVE, she is a freelance artist, traveling to gaming events to sell and compete while also creating custom works for others in her spare time.

Adria Adria Gottesman-Davis, Ph.D.

Adria Gottesman-Davis, Ph.D.

Deputy Content Director

Adria Gottesman-Davis was really kicking herself when she discovered JoVE after completing her doctoral thesis, because the visual demonstration of techniques such as patch-clamp electrophysiology and stereotaxic surgery could have saved her a great deal of frustration at the bench. Adria joined JoVE as a scientific video editor in July 2011, and in August 2012 she took over the newly-created post of Deputy Content Director. She holds a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the Institute for Biomedical Sciences (IBS) at George Washington University, where her thesis work focused on examining relationships between the structure and function of neurons in the vestibular reflex pathways.

Ryan Ryan Dalley

Ryan Dalley

Post-production Supervisor

Ryan has been working in film production and post-production since graduating from Boston College in 2006 and moving to Los Angeles. He worked on documentary and feature films, including "Waiting for Hockney," "Miss Nobody," and "Food, Inc." He joined JoVE in 2009 as a video editor, and was promoted to post-production supervisor in 2011. 

Michael Michael Karadimos, Ph.D.

Michael Karadimos, Ph.D.

Senior Scientific Editor - Post-production

Michael graduated from Purdue University with a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences in 2010. His research focused on the role of adiponectin on mammary gland development and breast cancer. Before joining JoVE in 2012, he was a post-doctoral fellow at Joslin Diabetes Center where he examined the role of MafA in pancreatic development. Outside of JoVE, he enjoys reading and going to the beach on weekends. He wishes that JoVE was around during his early days as a researcher as it would have saved him considerable frustration on the bench. 

Dipesh Dipesh Navani, Ph.D.

Dipesh Navani, Ph.D.

Director of Production

Dipesh completed his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Saint John’s University, New York under the guidance of Byron C. Yoburn. As a doctoral candidate he worked in an interdisciplinary lab studying opioid pharmacology using behavioral, biochemical, and analytical approaches. In July 2014 Dipesh joined the JoVE Science Education team as a Science Writer, and in January 2016 he took over the position of Associate Director, Science Education. He believes that STEM education for college students can benefit tremendously from JoVE’s video format, and this in turn will inspire future generation of researchers and innovators.

Stena Stena Arapoc, M.S.

Stena Arapoc, M.S.

Production Coordinator

Stena facilitates communication and cooperation between authors and videographers, as well as with script and post-production managers, for the transitioning of projects from pre-production to post-production. Originally from Manila, Philippines, she moved to Boston in fall, 2014 to join a one-year Master's program in International Marketing at Hult International Business School. She is currently pursuing a graduate certificate in Strategic Management at Harvard. 

Sowmya Sowmya Subramanian, Ph.D.

Sowmya Subramanian, Ph.D.

Science Writer

Sowmya graduated from University of Maryland with a M.S, Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in 2016. Prior to this she received her B.E. in Electrical Engineering and M.S. in Biological Sciences from Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani, in India. She started at JoVE as a Science Writer for Engineering in 2016 and is currently working on science education videos in Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering and Electrical Engineering. In her spare time she likes to read, cook, hike, swim, knit and crochet, sew and teach yoga.

Jessica Jessica Stanis, Ph.D.

Jessica Stanis, Ph.D.

Associate Director of Product Development

Jessica received her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2013. Her work focused on the cognitive consequences of psychostimulant exposure during adolescence in rats. After spending much of her life in the Midwest, she was lured to the Boston area for post-doctoral work at McLean Hospital, where she was exposed to more cutting-edge techniques. Jess then became hooked on JoVE videos when she needed to learn how to use a cryostat. In her spare time, she enjoys teaching wine education classes, cooking, traveling, and being outdoors.   

Nicola Nicola Chamberlain, Ph.D.

Nicola Chamberlain, Ph.D.

Science Writer

Nicola relocated to the U.S. in 2008, with a PhD from the University of Exeter (in her home country of Great Britain) focused on the genetics of color patterning and speciation in a Neotropical butterfly genus. She continued this work as a Postdoctoral researcher at Harvard until 2013. Nicola's passion for communicating science next led her to the Museum of Science in Boston. There, she helped curious citizen scientists to discover cool science, while developing informal science education tools and curricula. Nicola came to JoVE in early 2014 to tackle the role of Science Writer, and currently writes both Science Education and Journal content. Outside of work, Nicola loves to mountain bike, explore the outdoors, and spend time with her husband Mike, their son Finn, border collie Silas, and cat Boo. You can still occasionally find her Interpreting in the Butterfly Garden at the Science Museum on weekends.

Anne Anne Continelli, M.S.

Anne Continelli, M.S.

Animation - Science Education

Anne is a film and video professional with over 15 years of experience. She also works as the In-House Media Producer at the Coolidge Corner Theater, as well as doing freelance commercial work. She edited the feature documentary, "Angelo Unwritten", slated for the festival circuit in 2017, and has begun work on a new documentary that she is producing and directing. Prior to film, she worked in professional theater and produced and directed plays at the Boston Center for the Arts and the HERE Arts Center in SoHo, NYC. 

Vineeta Vineeta Bajaj, M.S. Ph.D.

Vineeta Bajaj, M.S. Ph.D.

Science Editor

Vineeta is a Molecular Biologist with more than 10 years of research experience. She graduated from Indian Institute of Science, a Premier Institute of Science in India and has post PhD research experience from Harvard and UMASS Medical Schools. During the course of her research training she gained eexperience in vast array of Life Science fields ranging from Molecular and Cell Biology, Oncology, Genetics, Epigenetics to High Throughput Drug Screening.

She loves to spend her free time with her family. 

Xavier Xavier Van Den Nouwland

Xavier Van Den Nouwland

Animation - Science Education

Xavier has spent most of his time in the world of video editing and it's constant progression in the domaine of visual arts, and because of that, he decided to make his passion a career.

Xavier believes that JoVE is a great place to work at. He finds the projects and people here interesting. Creative projects and breakthroughs in science have become everyday of the week for him.

Eldi Eldi Schoenfeld, Ph.D.

Eldi Schoenfeld, Ph.D.

Science Editor

Eldi got her Ph.D. in neuroscience from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel in 2011. Upon earning her Ph.D., she moved to the US to pursue 2 postdocs at Stanford and MIT, fell in love with Boston and out of love with the bench work, and joined the JoVE Video Department in the summer of 2016. Eldi is a bodybuilder and enjoys lifting heavy weights and participating in shows. She lives in charming Beacon Hill with the love of her life (Fluffy) and when not training (which is not a lot...) loves boxing, doing yoga, reading, spending time in nature and cooking.

Justin Justin Maloney

Justin Maloney

Animation - Science Education

Justin Maloney started at JoVE in February 2014 as a part-time rough cut editor. He’s passionate about Motion-Graphics, and works hard every day to bring a playful quality to JoVE’s Science Education product line through his animations. 

When he’s not falling out of a plane, or letting loose at Rock-and-Roll and Metal shows, Justin likes to explore his creative side further through writing and music related animations.

Jacqueline Jacqueline Kern

Jacqueline Kern

Animation - Science Education

Originally from the Boston area, Jacqueline Kern is interested in art direction and documentary filmmaking. She is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology with a BFA in film and production. Currently working as a Rough Cut Editor for JoVE, Jacqueline has been focusing on science education animations. Other recent work includes hosting the 2016 Found Footage Film Festival, and producing a film for the Boston 48 Hour Film Project. 

Emma Emma Rose

Emma Rose

Rough Cut Editor

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Emma Rose is a native Cantabrigian who cut her post-production teeth on the erudite feature film, "Ted" directed by Seth MacFarlane. Leaping from R-rated comedy to Disney, she went on to work on "Maleficent" starring Angelina Jolie. Eager to experience first-hand the doom-and-gloom spread by The Jim Henson Company, she worked as an assistant editor on an animated series for pre-schoolers, "Dinosaur Train," and then just to add some levity to her life, she co-edited a SyFy thriller "Finders Keepers." She quickly found that until music is added, horror films aren't so scary after all.

She worked as an assistant editor to an Academy Award-nominated editor on Diego Luna's "Mr. Pig," and returned to Boston to work on an feature film directed by a Boston-area physician starring Martin Landau. She became a member of the Motion Picture Editors Guild this past winter.

Prior to working in the entertainment industry, she wrote obituaries for the Boston Globe for a decade, and worked as a sitcom writer in Moscow, Russia. She was the weekend Moscow correspondent for Voice of America, and appeared as a news reporter in the dystopian thriller film "Branded."

For fun, she figure skates, sings in local choirs and begs her colleagues to join her in playing soccer at the neighboring field.

Leo Leo Ochoa

Leo Ochoa

Senior Video Editor

Leo came to JoVE in the summer of 2013 as a Rough-Cut Editor and quickly moved up the ranks to Sr. Editor. He is responsible for editing videos, quality control editing of videos before they are published, creating intriguing animations and motion graphics for the Science Education product, and responsible for several managerial tasks like training new rough-cut editors. Leo received his Bachelors of Arts in Computer Animation with a minor in Video Production from the Art Institute of Phoenix, in Phoenix, AZ. After graduating in 2002, Leo was hired as a content developer for 9 years in the virtual reality industry focusing on judgment use of force simulations for the military, law enforcement, and commercial clientele. With a fascination for science, especially weather phenomena and astronomy, every day is new fascinating day of discovery at JoVE. Leo is a true outdoorsmen and loves to go camping, fishing, and hiking whenever possible. Leo is a huge New England Revolutions supporter and goes to as many games as he can with friends and family, REV-O-LUTION! Clap! Clap! Clap!

Nick Nick Blanchette

Nick Blanchette

Rough Cut Editor

Nick is a filmmaker/musician as well as a proud husband and father. Aside from editing video, Nick is also a music video director for The Real School of Music as well as a Youtube vlogger for the channel "The Littlest Dalek". Nick likes geeky things like Sci-Fi and gadgets, and other geeky people. He doesn't take himself too seriously, yet he's very serious. Serious about funny stuff!

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Alex Alex Nenopoulos

Alex Nenopoulos

Rough Cut Editor

Alex graduated from the University of Vermont with a degree in Environmental Studies in 2012. During his time there, he was elected President of UVMtv where he first learned how to edit video. After graduation he started taking classes under the Digital Media Production Certificate Program at Emerson College. Since joining JoVE at the beginning of 2015, Alex has edited two short films for the 48 Hour Film Project which he made with co-workers from JoVE's video department. He's also been a volunteer producer on a TV show called "Bay State Biking News." Alex rides his bike to work almost everyday and enjoys playing soccer with his co-workers from JoVE on a weekly basis. 

Quintin Quintin Marcelino

Quintin Marcelino

Rough Cut Editor

Adventurer. Philanthropist. Legend. These are just some of the ways that literally nobody has described Quintin, one of JoVE's Video Editors. In his spare time, Quintin likes to read, watch movies, play games, and sleep (a hobby he often has too little time for). He is also (in descending order of aptitude) a writer, filmmaker, and a human person. He drinks entirely too much coffee.

Jordan Jordan Stabile

Jordan Stabile

Rough Cut Editor

Jordan grew up in New Hampshire and came to Boston to study painting, but ended up a film major. He is a community garden coordinator for the city of Somerville, and when he's not in his garden he can be found in his painting studio.

Stephen Stephen Hewitt

Stephen Hewitt

Rough Cut Editor

Stephen holds a B.A. in Film Media from URI and an M.F.A. in Media Art from Emerson College. With a background in documentaries, he has been involved with film projects exploring a variety of topics including population aging, net neutrality, and the tiny house movement. He is currently developing a short-form series visualizing the inner workings of our data-driven culture. In his spare time, Stephen can be found playing the guitar, biking, or crafting homemade pizza recipes.

Morgan Morgan Mehring

Morgan Mehring

Rough Cut Editor

After attending the University of Rochester for Neuroscience and Digital Media Studies, Morgan joined the JoVE team because of the unique opportunity it presented to tap both of her major skill sets. When not editing video in the office, Morgan is likely discussing Doctor Who with strangers on the internet, putting together costumes for theme parties that haven't been planned yet, or refining a detailed plan for self-improvement, which she's sure to implement tomorrow.

Kevin Kevin Bowers

Kevin Bowers

Rough Cut Editor

Kevin joined the JoVE team after graduating from the New England Institute of Art in 2016. As well as editing, Kevin enjoys shooting and writing short films and other video works.

Other hobbies include playing Guitar, Bass, video games, and occasionally doing stand-up comedy. 

Henry Henry Cooper

Henry Cooper

Rough Cut Editor

Henry graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a B.A. in philosophy in 2011. He has worked in live music and event production and community theatre as a stage hand and lighting designer. From 2015 to 2016 he worked as a producer at Cape Ann Television. Raised in and living in Rockport, MA, he enjoys mountain biking, ultimate Frisbee, and acting.

Chris Chris Macdonald

Chris Macdonald

Deputy Director of Information Technology

Chris majored in Interactive Media at Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts. Chris interned for the Office of the Governor in Boston prior to his employment at JoVE. He joined JoVE in 2008 and has played many IT roles at the company since. When the weather is nice Chris can usually be found skateboarding around New England.

Richard Richard Medeiros

Richard Medeiros

Senior Web Developer

Richard has more than 5 years of professional programming and web application development experience in a fast paced company that specializes in custom social network development. He loves learning the newest technologies and using what he has learned to create cutting edge web applications. When he is not working he enjoys spending time with his wife and four children.

Nic Nic Riley

Nic Riley

Project Manager

Nic attended Ithaca College and graduated with a BS in Computer science in the distant past of 1999.  After that, the internet took off as a way to make money and Nic has been working for companies with that goal ever since.  Despite growing up on a horse farm in rural Maine, Nic settled in the unusually suburban town of Arlington, Mass., with his fiance, Beth, and a tiny spaz of a dog named Rocket.  In his spare time he persues an utter failure to play the ukulele and the ultra nerd hobby of making very small paper tanks.  For the past three years, Nic has been the proud owner of a house in Chelsea, Maine, where on the weekends he engages in woodworking within enough isolation to avoid complaints about all the hammering and power tool noise.

David David King

David King

Protocol Integrator

Most of Dave’s career has been spent as a producer/project manager at a small company, building children’s education and entertainment software projects for the likes of Reading Rainbow, Discovery Channel, National Geographic Kids, Rosetta Stone, Sesame Street, and Hasbro. Dave often had to serve as the Preparer, Final Proofreader, and Quality Assurance Engineer for his projects, skills which serve him well as a Protocol Integrator at JoVE.

One of Dave’s life-long passions has been songwriting and home recording. If you’re curious, go to YouTube and search “Dave King Everybody I Love You” or “Dave King Gypsy Davy” to name a few. 

Mark Mark Ingram

Mark Ingram

Director of Sales - EMEA

Originally from Glasgow, Mark swapped the sunny and clementine shores of Scotland for the US to play collegiate ice hockey. After he 'hung up the skates', Mark Joined JoVE in 2013 working out of the Cambridge HQ as an Account Manager. 

Following successful campaigns in the US, he headed back to the UK to open JoVE's first international office in London. JoVE Europe has since grown from a small team of three employees to a team of eight. In 2015 they were successful in securing the largest account in JoVE's history.

In his spare time you can occasionally find him on an ice rink acting out his glory days at College, although these days he is much more interested in collecting obscure vinyl records.

Marco Marco Stella

Marco Stella

Associate Director of Sales - EMEA

Marco graduated from Bologna University with a degree in Tourism Economics, then he moved first to Florence and then to Barcelona where he lived for 5 years, working for a legal publisher. He then moved to the U.K. in 2012 and currently lives in London. He enjoys playing sports, especially swimming, running, and football. He is passionate about travel/cultural tourism, arts, cinema, design, style, good food, and wine. And he is definitely a music lover, particularly classic blues, soul, reggae, electronic, and jazz music.

Christophe Christophe Deschamps

Christophe Deschamps

Account Manager - Europe

Christophe graduated at the CCIP in Paris before coming to work and live in London. He has worked for various companies mainly in sales and marketing before joining JoVE in March 2015. He enjoys playing golf and tennis in his spare time.

Thomas Thomas Allen

Thomas Allen

Account Manager - UK & Ireland

Tom graduated from the University of Brighton with a B.A. (Hons.) in Information & Media Studies. Before working for JoVE, Tom worked in advertising sales. He has worked on local, national, and international publications serving both the business and consumer markets. In his spare time, Tom enjoys watching his beloved Arsenal Football (soccer) Club, travelling, eating food from around the world, and spending time with his family, especially his recently-arrived son.

Dan Dan Marin, M.S.

Dan Marin, M.S.

Country Manager - DACH

Dan holds a degree in Communication Economy and a Master's degree in Media Science with focus on Business Administration and Information Technology. After finishing his studies at the University of Cologne he headed towards one of his favorite cities, the sunny mediterrean metropolis of Barcelona. Then he followed The Clash's famous song and moved to London where he joined JoVE.

Dan has many years of managerial experience in various areas ranging from marketing to business development, software engineering and web design, aspects that make him a versatile professional with a broad strategic and operational overview.

Dan is a keen traveler and is always hungry for knowledge and enjoys being up-to-date on the latest trends and developments in technology, science, politics as well as culture and society. Being a polyglot, Dan values diversity and loves working in an international, multicultural environment.

Koussai Koussai Abuzaid, MBA

Koussai Abuzaid, MBA

Account Manager - GCC

Koussai studied in several countries including the U.S, Germany, and the U.K. where he now resides. He has been working within STM publishing since 2006, and worked within publishing organizations in various locations around the globe such as Dubai, London, and Jordan. He joined JoVE in 2014 covering the Middle East, he holds an M.B.A. from UWIC and a Diploma in Digital Marketing from IDM.

Ibrahim Ibrahim Selcuk, LLM

Ibrahim Selcuk, LLM

Associate Director of Sales - EMEA

Ibrahim graduated with a Law degree which he earned in Turkey. He worked as a lawyer in Istanbul for two years before he moved to England in 2002. He did his master's in International Trade Law (LLM) at Oxford Brookes University.
Before he joined the JoVE London office, he worked for 3 years at TripAdvisor.
He loves playing and watching football in his free time and he is an avid Galatasaray fan.
He is married and has a son named Oliver.

Melissa Melissa Rijkers

Melissa Rijkers

Director of Sales - APAC

Melissa graduated from Satya Wacana Christian University with a B.Ed. in English Language Teaching and Literature. She was born to an Indonesian mother and a Dutch father and grew up in the tropical country of Indonesia, which is why she loves the beach so much.

Melissa knows 5 languages; Indonesian, Malay, English, French, and Dutch. She began working when she was just 5 years old as a model and continued modeling until she was 18 years old. She says "Traveling is my passion. I have been to more than 100 cities. Better to see it once than to hear about it a hundred times. Besides traveling I also like writing, watching movies and TV shows, going to rock concerts, singing, and drinking. Make sure it is a Mezcal."

Di Di Feng

Di Feng

Account Manager - Japan

Di graduated from Beijing International Studies University with a Bachelor's degree in Japanese and later earned a postgraduate degree of Corporate Finance and Investment Management from Hongkong University. He worked for Japanese companies for more than 20 years in both Beijing and Tokyo. He has been living in Melbourne with his loving family since 2015. He joined JoVE in January, 2016, and is responsible for Japanese customers. He likes playing soccer and basketball and is interested in Australian Footy.

Mingrong Mingrong Liu

Mingrong Liu

Senior Account Manager - South China

Simon Liu graduated from Shanghai University in 2003. He started to live in Melbourne, Australia in June, 2014 and found the opportunity to work for JoVE in September, 2014. Simon utilizes his 10 years of sales and marketing experience in China to expand JoVE into the Chinese market. The Chinese market is a tough market, but will pay off once subscribing to JoVE becomes a trend in China.

Jorge Jorge Gonez, Ph.D.

Jorge Gonez, Ph.D.

Account Manager - ANZ

Jorge completed his BSc and Ph.D. at the University of Melbourne and continued his biomedical research career studying cellular signalling as a post-doctoral student at the Ludwig Institute in Uppsala, Sweden and in stem cell biology and diabetes at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Australia.
He became a huge fan of JoVE and the video publication style during his research career and took up a position with JoVE in Australia in 2016.
Outside of JoVE, Jorge loves spending time with family and friends, has a passion for cooking, sports and is soccer-mad.

Seung Seung Hun Jeong

Seung Hun Jeong

Account Manager

Jeong graduated from RMIT University with an Associate's Degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2011, and then later earned a Bachelor's Degree in International Trade from Seoul Cyber University. He worked as a Sales and Marketing Manager with responsibility for the sale of 3D engineering simulation software in South Korea. In 2015 he migrated to Australia to find exciting new career opportunities, and then joined JoVE Australia in February, 2016. He loves riding motorcycles and reading motorcycle magazines.

Yifeng Yifeng Jin

Yifeng Jin

Account Manager - China

Yifeng was born and raised in Shanghai. He has been to 3 different countries since he turned 21. He spent 4 years in Netherlands and 3 years in the States (Los Angeles and Denver). Now he is working for JoVE in the Melbourne, Australia office.

He has nine years of experience in Sales and Marketing. He initially worked for Marriott Intl. and then worked at British Council prior to arriving at JoVE.

In his spare time he enjoys hunting, playing heavy metal guitar, and collecting knives.

Joseph Joseph Tryble, M.S.

Joseph Tryble, M.S.

Director of Sales - India & SAARC

Joseph has a Master's Degree in Publishing Science from Mahatma Gandhi University, India. He has over 15 years experience in Publishing industry and joined JoVE in 2014 after a long tenure with Pearson. A super enthusiast of digital publishing and education technologies. He ardently believes in the power of digital content and works hard to make the best use of it. JoVE demonstrate this with success. Joseph loves playing cricket, running, and enjoying the beauty of the magnificent Himalayas.

Sandeep Sandeep Sharma, M.S.

Sandeep Sharma, M.S.

Account Manager

Sandeep received a Master's degree in Marketing Management from the University of Pune in 2007. Before joining JoVE he worked for multiple publishers including the Oxford University Press, Taylor & Francis, and EBSCO. He discovered JoVE during a visit to one of the prominent institutes in India (IIT) and joined JoVE as an Account Manager in 2014. During his spare time Sandeep likes to read, watch movies, and spend time with his family and friends.

Nikhil Nikhil Aggarwal

Nikhil Aggarwal

Account Manager

After completing his studies in Engineering, Nikhil realized that his biggest strength lies in the creative field. That's why he has gone on to earn his MBA in Marketing. Nikhil loves to read about consumer behavior. Nikhil likes to meet people from different parts of the world and learn about them and their culture. When he's not working, he loves to dance to Bollywood songs. 

Vansh Vansh Kathuria, MBA

Vansh Kathuria, MBA

Account Manager

Vansh is a skilled and ambitious salesman with 13 years of experience in sales. He is a Commerce Graduate with a PG Diploma in MBA. Still, he spends more time talking about the STM fields and he always tries to learn from researchers and scientists about their areas and technology these days. He came to learn about JoVE during a conference at MLAI in India and, after watching the presentations and videos, he started visiting JoVE's website on a regular basis. He believes that young scientists and scholars need these kinds of video demonstrations for their research needs, particularly where resources are minimal and researchers didn't find high quality resources easily. When the opportunity came he applied for the sales position in India and is proud to work with JoVE.

Nandita Singh,  Ph.D.

Nandita Singh, Ph.D.

Senior Science Editor - Project Manager for Collaborations

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