PLOS (Public Library Of Science) is a United States-based company founded on January 1, 2000 by Michael Eisen, Harold E. Varmus, and Patrick O. Brown. The organization operates in multiple industries, including education, publishing, nonprofit organization, open access, educational technology, open educational resources (OER), and technology.
PLOS also functions as a subsidiary of the Public Library of Science. It is headquartered in Levi's Plaza, which is also its location. The current CEO of PLOS is Alison Mudditt.