Philosophers in Industry

An Informal Directory

  • This directory is intended to help academic philosophers network outside of academia, given persistent shortages in academic jobs particularly in the COVID-19 era.

  • Please feel to email me (marvan@ut.edu) to propose any additions, updates, or deletions.

  • All information listed below aims to respect individual privacy by being based on publicly-available professional information on the internet.

  • If your name is listed and you would like to be removed, please just let me know! 

Updated 25 May 2020, 11:19am EST - most recent updates in green.

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Acosta-Fox, Ashley (Washington, DC) - Instructional Design, Johns Hopkins University

Adams, Sarah (Oxford, UK) - Production Editor, Routledge Books

Allers, Chris (Wyoming, MI) - Digital Media Generalist

Andrews, Steve (Toronto, Canada) - Director of Legislative and Political Affairs, Ontario Catholic School Trustees' Association

Archambault, Jacob (Louisville, KY) - Software Developer Apprentice, Waystar

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Baize, Micah (St. Louis, MO) - Developer Performance Manager/Software Engineer, World Wide Technology (information technology)

Baker, Carl (Croydon, UK) - Statistical Researcher, UK House of Commons

Benétreau-Dupin, Yann (San Francisco, CA) - Senior Editor, PLOS (open-access publishing)

Braynen, Will (Tucson, AZ) - Senior iOS Engineer, TextNow (telecommunications)

Briley, Corey (Brooklyn, NY) - Operations Manager, Dataminr (AI/data analytics)

Brodie, Adam (Houston, TX) - Manager of Research and Development, Houston Astros (Major League Baseball)

Byrnes, John (San Francisco, CA) - Principal Computer Scientist, SRI International (research & development)

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Chiu, Lynn (Austria) - Communications Consultant & Manager, Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research (KLI)

Cogley, Zac (St. Louis, MO) - Director of Customer Success, Balto Software

Crites, Josh (Cleveland/Akron, OH) - Staff Bioethicist, Regional Ethicist (West) at Cleveland Clinic​ (hospital/health care)

Csordas, Attila (UK) - Founder/Director, AgeCurve Ltd. (aging/health app)

Cunningham, Thomas (Los Angeles, CA) - Medical Bioethics Director, Kaiser Permanente (health care)

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Dallman, Justin (Winnipeg, Canada) - Data Scientist, City of Winnipeg

Dean, Jeff (Burlington, VT) - Senior Editor, Hackett Publishing

Drabek, Matt (Iowa City, IA) - Content Specialist, ACT (educational testing)

Downes, Stephen (Ontario, Canada) National Research Council Canada

Duca, Simone (UK) - Web developer, Senior Front-end Developer at Department for Work and Pensions

Durgin, Celina (Boston, MA) - Editorial Manager at Skyword (Marketing & Advertising)

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Embry, Brian (Longmont, CO) - Software Engineer at Google

Engel, Nicholas (NYC) - Investment Analyst, Equinox Partners

Ernst, Zachary (Chicago, IL) - Machine Learning Lead at Clearcover (software/insurance)

Evans, Emily (Washington, DC) - Research Health Science Specialist, Health Services Research & Development at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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Falgoust, Michael (Seattle, WA) - Privacy Program Manager at Google

Fanscali, Stephen (Pittsburgh, PA) - Director of Advanced Analytics, Carnegie Learning (educational technology)

Farmer, Daniel (Milwaukee, WI) - Manager of Professional Services at Watermark (educational technology)

Fruhling, Zachary (Idaho Falls, ID) - Senior Instructional Designer at SHARE Professional Learning (e-learning)

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Gandenberger, Greg (Chicago, IL) - Senior Data Scientist, ShopRunner (e-commerce)

Gibson, James (San Jose, CA) - Software Engineer

Gin, Kevin (San Francisco, CA)Software Engineer at Google

Gerard, Adam (Seattle, WA) - Software Engineer and Technical Writer, Railsware (apps)

Goodman-Wilson, Don (Amsterdam, Netherlands) - Founder at Katsudon.tech (corporate consulting - ethics & sustainability)

Greaves, Mark (Seattle, WA) - Technical Director of Analytics, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (government)

Guidry-Grimes, Laura (Little Rock, AR) - Clinical Ethics Consultant at U Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children's Hospital

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Hancox-Li, Leif (NYC) - Technical Writer and Data Science Researcher, Capital One (banking)

Hébert​, Michel (Ontario, Canada) - Research and Advisory Partner, Info-Tech Research Group (information technology)

Helzner, Jeff (Brooklyn, NY) - Head of behavioural and decision science at AIG (global insurance)

Holtzman, Steven (Center Harbor, NH) - Founder and Chair, Board of Directors of Infinity Pharmaceuticals

Houchens, Jesse P. (Wilmington, DE) - Law Clerk at Delaware Court of Chancery

Hughes, Todd (Falls Church, VA) - Chief Technological Officer, CACI International (national security technology)

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Jarvis, Benjamin (Los Angeles, CA) - Marketing Science Leader, The Walt Disney Company

Johnson, David (Stanford, CA) - Deputy Editor, Stanford Social Innovation Review (journalism)

Jonas, Eric (Takoma Park, MD) - Digital Production Associate at Environmental Working Group (health & environment non-profit)

Jorgensen, Andrew (Ireland) - Technical brewer, Wicklow Wolf Brewing Company

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Kagan, Aaron (Los Angeles, CA) - User Experience Researcher at Google

Kampa, Samuel (Philadelphia, PA) - Client Success Analyst, Yellowdig (educational technology startup)

Kaplan, Eric Linus (Los Angeles, CA) - President, Mirari Films (film & television)

King, Kathy (Boulder, CO) - Project Manager, Redstone Strategy Group (management consulting)

Klasseen, Johann (Santa Fe, NM) - Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer, Horizons Sustainable Financial Services

Koepsell, David (Mexico City, Mexico) - General Counsel and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer at ConsenSys Health 

Krohmal, Benjamin (Washington, DC) - Bioethicist and Acting Director of John J. Lynch Center for Ethics, MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Ku, John (Berkeley, CA) - Chief Technology Officer at Pistn (marketing for small business)

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Leask, Amy (Ontario, Canada) - Co-founder/Owner, Enable Education (online learning solutions)

Levine, Daniel (Baltimore, MD) - Director of Research and Development at Community Mediation (conflict mediation)

Lewchuk, Ken (Houston, TX) - Manager of Compliance and Ethics, Cheniere Energy

Liebman, Andy (Allston, MA) - Chief Strategy Officer at EditShare (cloud editing platform)

Loht, Shawn (New Orleans, LA) - Director for Institutional Data Analytics and Reporting at Baton Rouge Community College

Loughrist, Tim (Lincoln, NE) - Real estate investor & Assistant Program Coordinator, William H. Thompson Scholars Learning Community at UNL

Lu, David (Portland, OR) - Security Researcher at Tripwire (cybersecurity) & Computer Science Instructor at Portland State University

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 Manis, Eleni (NYC)  - Researcher, Mike Bloomberg 2020 & Phil Skills (interviews with non-academic philosophers)

Maritz, Cara (Sydney, Australia) - Junior Researcher at Atlassian (computer software)

Martin-Colby, Aaron (Providence, RI) - Senior Software Engineer at GE Digital (division of General Electric)

McBee, Joshua (Washington, DC) - Policy Associate at Climate Advisers (public policy)

Meek, Chris (Seattle, WA) - Principal Researcher at Microsoft

Meyers, Christopher (Bakersfield, CA) - Hospital Ethicist (part-time) for Kern Medical and Adventist Health Bakersfield

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Niles, Ian (Bellevue, WA) - Principal Ontologist, Microsoft 

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Obrecht, Alice (London, UK) - Senior Research Fellow, ALNAP (international affairs)

Ochangco, Dani (Sydney, Australia) - Program Manager, ServiceNow (computer software)

Overton, James (Ontario, Canada) - Founder, Knocean (consulting for science informatics)

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Patterson, Steve (Detroit, MI) - General Manager at Noodle Partners (Online teaching & learning resources)

Pferdehirt, Ryan (Kansas City, MO) - Director of Membership and Ethics Education, Center for Practical Bioethics (health-care non-profit)

Prattico, Emilie (Paris, France) - Visiting Researcher at Institute for Futures Studies (sustainability)

Polak, Michal (Slovak Republic) - Senior Advisor at the Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic

Pons, Anna (Denver, CO) - Student Success Advisor, Guild Education (education management)

Potter, Jordan (Atlanta, GA) - Clinical Ethicist and Fellowship Supervisor at Wellstar Health System

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Reitemeier, Paul (Royal Oak, MI) - Former Corporate Director of Clinical Ethics at Beaumont Health

Richards, Christopher (NYC) - Python engineer, Zipari (consumer experience technology)

Rosenberg, Gregg (Washington, DC) - Managing Partner at The Lucky Bidwell Group (financial advising)

Rowthorn, David (Cambridge, UK) - Software Engineer at Cambridge Nutraceuticals (nutritional supplements)

Roxborough, Craig (Ontario, Canada) - Manager, Policy Department at The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

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Sayers, Bjorn (Morrisville, PA) - Senior Software Engineer, Remesh (A.I.)

Schukraft, Jason - Senior Research Manager, Rethink Priorities (think tank)

Schweitzer, Katharine (Reno, NV) - IT Project Manager, Renown Health (Agile project management - health care)

Senchaudhuri, Esha (Boston, MA) - Senior Content Manager, Cytel (pharmaceuticals)

Shanton, Karen (Washington, DC) - Analyst in American National Government at Congressional Research Service (government)

Shebaya, Sirine (Washington, DC) - Private attorney and Executive Director, National Immigration Project (advocacy)

Silver, Lizzie (Melbourne, Australia) - Data Scientist at Silverpond (machine learning / AI)

Siyar, Jamsheed (NYC) - IT Project Manager at Sony Music

Smith, Nate (Washington, DC) - Director, Cloud Engineering at Upside Business Travel

Sousa, Joana Rita (Lisbon, Portugal) - Freelance digital strategist, copywriter & ghostwriter - joanarita.eu 

Specht, Andy (Arroyo Grande, CA)  - Director, Information Technology Services at Allan Hancock College

Spitzer, Elena (San Francisco, CA) - Program Lead at Partnership on A.I. (AI consulting and education)

Stachniewicz, Alexander Mike (Vienna, Austria) - Owner & Founder, Entrepreneurial Ecosystem (science and knowledge consulting/management)

Steed, Sheldon (London, UK) - Founder, Mumo (health data) and Director, E1E (health technology)

Stewart, Coran (Lexington, KY) - HR Business Partner at R. J. Corman Railroad Group, LLC

Stout, Nathan (New Orleans, LA) - Medical Ethicist at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Subramanyam, Jitendra (Arlington, VA) - VP of Data & Analytics, Gartner (information services) 

Swan, Liz (Longmont, CO) - Real estate broker & Psychology Today contributor - also Lecturer at UCBoulder.

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Tabris, Nat (Denver, CO) - Software Developer & Research Software Engineer, Princeton Neuroscience Institute

Towl, Brandon (St. Louis, MO) - Founder & Chief Writer, Words Have Impact (writing/editing service)

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Uckelman, Joel (Durham, UK) - Owner, Lightbox Technologies (computer & network security)

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van Harten, Alice (Amsterdam, Netherlands) - Founding partner, Menlo Coaching (MBA admissions consulting)

van Sijl, Claartje (Netherlands) - Academic training & coaching

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Weir, Lindsay (Kitchener, Canada) - Software QA Analyst, Miovision (traffic/smart-cities)

Wellen, Sarah (Boston, MA) - Project Manager, PathAI (artificial intelligence & health disagnoses)

Wells, William Casey (Los Angeles, CA) - CEO and Founder at Milestone Partners (private equity fund / real estate)

Wilkins, Shane (Fort Worth, TX) - Management Analyst, USDA 

Woodard, Jared (NYC) - Head of the Research Investment Committee at Bank of America

Wüthrich, Nicolas (Zürich, Switzerland) - Strategy Consultant, Roland Berger (corporate consultancy)

Wykstra, Stephanie (NYC) - Independent consultant

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Yasgur, Stuart (Washington DC) - Leadership Group Member at Ashoka (social entrepreneurship)

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