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.
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Updated 6 July 2022, 3:04pm EST - most recent updates in green.
Allen, Jeremy J. (Chicago area, IL) - Senior Account Manager at CDW•G (Info technology & higher education)
Andrews, Steve (Toronto, Canada) - Director of Legislative and Political Affairs, Ontario Catholic School Trustees' Association
Archambault, Jacob (Louisville, KY) - Software Developer Apprentice, Waystar
Benocci, Matteo (Cambridge, UK) - Research Engineer - Ontologies & Automated Reasoning, HomeX (virtual expert services)
Braynen, Will (Tucson, AZ) - Senior iOS Engineer, TextNow (telecommunications)
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)
Cogley, Zac (St. Louis, MO) - Solutions Consultant, Spectrum Labs (A.I. technology for online content moderation)
Crites, Josh (Cleveland/Akron, OH) - Staff Bioethicist, Regional Ethicist (West) at Cleveland Clinic (hospital/health care)
Curtis, Jon (Austin, TX) - Senior Ontologist/Project Manager at Cycorp
Dodd, Dylan (Portland, OR) - Analyst at BBG Inc. (valuation firm)
Fanscali, Stephen (Pittsburgh, PA) - Director of Advanced Analytics, Carnegie Learning (educational technology)
Hancox-Li, Leif (NYC) - Technical Writer and Data Science Researcher, Capital One (banking)
Helfrich, Gina (Austin, TX) - Program Officer for Global Technology, Internews Network (media non-profit)
Helzner, Jeff (Brooklyn, NY) - Head of behavioural and decision science at AIG (global insurance)
Jonas, Eric (Takoma Park, MD) - Digital Production Associate at Environmental Working Group (health & environment non-profit)
Kagan, Aaron (Los Angeles, CA) - Former User Experience Researcher at Google, now at Facebook Reality Labs.
Ku, John (Berkeley, CA) - Chief Technology Officer at Pistn (marketing for small business)
Lean, Oliver (Calgary, Canada) - Data Scientist, AltaML (Business A.I.)
Loughrist, Tim (Lincoln, NE) - Real estate investor & Assistant Program Coordinator, William H. Thompson Scholars Learning Community at UNL
Lowery, Alyssa (Santa Barbara, CA) - Learning Content Producer, Madecraft (video learning)
Lu, David (Portland, OR) - Senior Engineer, Threat Research, Qualys (cybersecurity)
Manis, Eleni (NYC) - Researcher, Mike Bloomberg 2020 & Phil Skills (interviews with non-academic philosophers)
Meek, Chris (Seattle, WA) - Principal Researcher at Microsoft
Obrecht, Alice (London, UK) - Senior Research Fellow, ALNAP (international affairs)
Ontiveros, Caleb (San Francisco, CA) - Software Engineer at Chime and Founder of Stoa
Persichetti, Alessio (Pavia, Italy) - Technical Writer at Vesenda (software startup)
Puglisi, Diana (Austin, TX) - Ontologist and Project Manager at Cycorp