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Derek Flanzraich

Derek Flanzraich is the Founder and CEO of Greatist, a next-generation media startup working to build a consumer-facing health brand for Millennials. It’s the fastest-growing media site in the digital health space, with 10 million unique visitors per month. Every fact and every article on Greatist is citied by a PubMed study.

Derek was previously with Clicker (acquired by CBS) and NBC Universal’s Digital Entertainment Strategy & Operations.

Since launching Greatist in 2011, Derek has appeared as a digital health expert on several major local and national television shows including The Today Show, The Weather Channel, CBS New York’s Live from the Couch, Fox News Health, and more.

He has also been widely quoted as an up-and-coming entrepreneur in top-tier consumer and business publications including Forbes, Lifehacker, Mashable, Inc., and many more.

He’s a proud Advisory Board member of STOKED, an incredible nonprofit bent on empowering underprivileged youth through adventure sports.

He has an A.B from Harvard University.