Managing Director, Osmanthus Consulting Ltd
Nicko Goncharoff is an entrepreneur and business executive with more than 20 years’ experience in scholarly research software, data, and publishing. His company specializes in developing and supporting China go-to-market and operational strategies for the STM publishing and research technology sectors. Prior to this, Nicko was Managing Director for Business Development, Greater China at Clarivate, where he was responsible for developing new growth opportunities while managing the relationship between the Web of Science group’s global and China marketing and sales operations. Nicko also spent nine years at Digital Science, where he managed several portfolio businesses, established and ran the publisher relations team, and led the company’s entry in the China market. Nicko was one of the first employees at Digital Science, coming via the sale of his AI software startup, Surechem. Nicko has spent ten years living and working in the Greater China region and is fluent in spoken and written Mandarin Chinese. He is based in London but can frequently be found in Beijing and Shanghai (pandemics permitting).