Phill Jones¬†is the VP of Business Development at Labtiva, Inc, the creators of ReadCube. ReadCube is a software suite consisting of a reference manager, advanced SaaS article reading platform, and e-commerce system. Phill has spent much of his career attempting to accelerate academic research through the use of technology to improve scholarly communication. Prior to joining Labtiva, Phill was the Editorial Director of the first academic video journal, JoVE. In a former life, Phill was a multi-disciplinary scientist with publications spanning plasma physics, biophysics, microscopy and neuroscience.