Stephen Leicht is the Chief Operating Officer of Digital Science. He serves as a Board Director of the Digital Science Group companies in the US, UK, and Germany.  He also serves on company Boards including ReadCube, IFI Claims, 52inc, and several university, industry and non-profit posts.  Stephen was previously a co-founder of UberResearch, acquired by Digital Science in 2016, and Collexis Holdings, acquired by Reed Elsevier in 2010.  He spent his early career at IBM after selling his first company. He has an MBA from Penn State where he served as Class President, and a Bachelor’s from Bucknell. He speaks regularly about semantic and mobile technologies in discovery. You can learn more about Steve at