David Siegel is the CEO of Meetup, the platform for finding and building local community. He has over 20 years of experience as a technology and digital media executive leading organizations through innovative product development, rapid revenue growth and traffic acceleration. Prior to joining Meetup, David was CEO of Investopedia and before that, President of Seeking Alpha. David holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics & Economics and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University and Pace University where he teaches courses in Strategic Planning & Entrepreneurship.
Meetup is the largest platform focused on creating real-life connections. In March, Meetup transitioned its 50+ million members and 300,000 organizers from meeting in person to meeting principally online within weeks of its divestment out of WeWork. Meetup’s CEO David Siegel shares the top eight principles for pivoting your business model.