Sadia Shahid

Sadia Shahid is Director of Strategy, Growth and Partnerships at, an AI-powered start-up from the Oxford University Software Incubator that was acquired by Informa plc, a FTSE 100 company.

Sadia is part of the founding team at, the research intelligence graph that interconnects billions of data points about the global research ecosystem using Artificial 
Intelligence, machine learning and natural language processing.

She works across the board to develop the company’s strategic direction, from product and business development to building partnerships with academia, publishers, industry and funders. As part of the wider Taylor & Francis Group, Sadia works across the organisation to solve business challenges common to academic publishing with research intelligence.

Sadia holds an MSc in Financial Economics from Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. She is also part of Informa Ventures, the corporate venture capital fund of Informa 
that invests in the knowledge and information economy.