Abhishek Goel is the CEO at CACTUS. After a chance encounter with a Japanese professor who needed support in editing his research paper, Abhishek co-founded Cactus Communications (CACTUS) in 2002 with a focus on providing English editing services for researchers in Japan. CACTUS has since grown into a global scientific communications company that collaborates with researchers, universities, publishers, societies, and life science organizations to accelerate research publishing and impact. CACTUS now aims to leverage technological innovation and the expertise of a global workforce of over 3000 to further accelerate research publishing globally, make research more accessible to all stakeholders, and help researchers make a greater impact. With a global presence through offices in Tokyo, Seoul, Shanghai, Beijing, London, Princeton, Mumbai, Bangalore, Singapore, and Aarhus CACTUS serves customers from over 173 countries. Abhishek was awarded as the entrepreneur of the year by Ascent in 2017 and CACTUS has been consistently ranked as a Great Place to Work in India.