Dan Valen

Dan joined Figshare in early 2014 as its first US-based employee. In his current role, he focuses on the adoption of Figshare's enterprise offerings for government, funder, corporate, and biopharmaceutical markets through strategic partnerships, community engagement, and educational outreach.

Dan helps provide a lateral perspective across the research data management landscape in assessing the needs of researchers, academic publishers, and institutions alike, while also offering guidance on current industry trends.

In his previous roles, Dan spent over 6 years at one of the largest open-access STEM publishers.