Daniel Hook is CEO of Digital Science. He co-founded his first company while completing his PhD in theoretical physics at Imperial College London. Following an investment from Digital Science in 2010, Daniel transitioned to join Digital Science’s management team in 2013, becoming CEO in 2015. Daniel continues to be an active researcher, holding visiting positions at Imperial College London, Washington University in St Louis and has recently become a Policy Fellow at the University of Cambridge. He has written more than 50 academic and policy papers and has co-authored a book on Quantum Theory. Daniel is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics and of the Royal Society of Arts and serves on the ORCID board as its Treasurer.