Editage, a division of Cactus Communications, was established in April 2002 with an aim to accelerate global scientific research communication. At Editage, we take great effort to understand our authors’ needs.
Our unique service packages and educational programs have helped over 147,000 authors across 158 countries to get published in high-impact factor journals. Armed with one of the largest in-house editing teams in the industry—comprising of over 1400 native English editors and publication experts who cover 1200+ subjects—we provide high-quality services to academic, publishing, and pharmaceutical communities. We have more BELS-certified (Board of Editors in the Life Sciences) and CMPP-certified
(Certified Medical Publication Professional) editors and writers on staff than any other company, worldwide.
We also strongly believe in empowering academic authors across the globe with the knowledge of good publication practices through Editage Insights, our comprehensive author education portal, and through our workshop and webinar programs. We advocate ethical publication practices and are a member of several industry organizations like the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
We have offices in the United States, India, Japan, China, Singapore, and South Korea, and local representatives in Brazil and Turkey.
Meet Our Team
Anurag Goel is the co-founder and CEO of Cactus Communications. Since 2002, he has been involved in shaping the organization from a pure-play start-up to a well-respected global communications company with offices in Japan, US, South Korea, China, and India. Today, CACTUS is also recognized for its industry-leading people practices and has been ranked among the Top 25 Best Places to Work in India for 2 consecutive years.
In the early days, Anurag adopted a hands-on role by supervising delivery teams, defining quality standards, and directly managing top performers to establish systems and promote leaders. Today, Anurag spends time on strategy, business development, and grooming of leaders to take CACTUS to the next level–while ensuring CACTUS retains its inspiring culture.
Prior to CACTUS, Anurag worked in McKinsey & Company from 1998 to 2001. Based initially in Amsterdam and then in India, Anurag completed engagements in the areas of corporate finance and strategy practice for companies in diverse industries: logistics, metals and mining, steel, telecommunications, and financial services.
Anurag received a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of Business and a BAS in Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania as a graduate of the prestigious Jerome Fisher Dual Degree Program in Management and Technology.
Dr. Samulack brings an insider's perspective of both the clinical and academic spheres, as well as a great deal of pharmaceutical and biotechnology experience and perspective.
With a PhD in medical physiology from McGill University (credited with the first published primate skin and hand transplants) and several postdoctoral years of research in the US and Canada, he left the academic environment to work in the pharmaceutical service sector, conducting market research, delivering strategic communications, and designing physician affinity programs for many of Canada's leading pharmaceutical companies.
Prior to joining Cactus Communications, Dr. Samulack was Director of the Department of Scientific Editing at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, where he acquired an in-depth understanding of clinical processes, regulatory issues, the documentation and publication of clinical trials, as well as an understanding of a vast range of scientific writing, editing, and publication processes.
As President of the US Operations for Cactus Communications, Dr. Samulack is actively involved in supporting the medical writing and scientific editing needs of the pharmaceutical and academic communities, managing workflow across global time zones, and raising the level of awareness and professionalism of the medical writing community, worldwide. As such, he understands the logistics of global outsourcing of medical writing and scientific editing services, and is a major player in shaping perceptions, developing the model, and delivering quality.
Ashutosh’s initial experience as a customer service manager at CACTUS helped him build a ground-level understanding of what authors expect from CACTUS’ editorial solutions. His association with CACTUS has spanned over 7+ years, during which he has handled different portfolios – from client servicing to retail and corporate business development for various markets.
In his current role as Senior Manager, Strategic Alliances, Ashutosh connects with journals, societies, and scholarly publishers involved in the dissemination of science, to help them reach out to a wider author base through the range of solutions offered by Editage, a brand of CACTUS that provides scientific communications solutions to facilitate the dissemination of science.
Ashutosh holds a BS in Business Administration from the National American University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from the Indian School of Business Management and Administration, India.
Having lived in Japan, India, and the UK, Makoto has first-hand knowledge of cross-cultural business differences as well as a real understanding of client needs. Working at the CACTUS head office in India from 2003 to 2005, Makoto played an important role in introducing online marketing and promoting CACTUS’ editorial services among researchers in Japan.
After rejoining CACTUS in 2007 as part of its Japan subsidiary, he has taken over management of the Japan office as well as business development for the publication support, education, transcription, translation, and design services.
In 2013, he also took up the role of Vice President of the ScienceTalks executive committee. ScienceTalks is CACTUS’ initiative to build an interactive platform that will enable authors and researchers to informally connect and exchange ideas with each other on a real-time basis.
Makoto holds a bachelor’s degree in law from Nihon University, Japan.
Deborah has over 7 years of experience in the academic publishing industry. Her global professional experience includes English-language teaching, project management, marketing, and business development. Deborah obtained a master’s degree in education from the University of Pennsylvania. After returning to China, she joined CACTUS in 2012 and started managing the marketing side of the range of services provided by CACTUS—from academic publication support services to researcher training workshops and medical writing for pharmaceutical companies.
Having helped professional societies and academic publishers from the US, to promote their journals, databases and services in China, Deborah has a developed a deep understanding of the publishing industry, the supply-demand dynamics of research publication in China, and the publication-related challenges faced by Chinese authors. She is passionate about helping Chinese researchers maximize their chance of publication, gain international recognition as researchers, and participate actively and competitively in the global research sphere.
Jinwon has 9 years of experience in sales management in the manufacturing and academic industries. He specializes in connecting with customers to set up new business ventures and establish successful corporate alliances.
Jinwon has been working in the academic publishing industry for the last 5 years and has gained extensive sales and marketing experience with universities, societies, and academic associations. Prior to joining CACTUS, he was a Product Sales Manager with Elsevier Korea.
In his current role as Sales and Marketing Manager at CACTUS, Jinwon liaises with representatives of academic societies and research centers to increase CACTUS’ potential customer base and forge long-term alliances. He also drives partnerships and public relations activities with influential academic groups and associations in Korea.
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