David Siegel is the CEO of Meetup, the world’s largest platform for finding and building local communities. David has over 20 years of experience as a technology and digital media executive leading organizations through innovative product development, rapid revenue growth, and digital traffic acceleration. Prior to joining Meetup, David was CEO of Investopedia, which provides investment dictionaries, advice, reviews, ratings, and comparisons of financial products such as securities accounts. Before Investopedia, David was President of Seeking Alpha, a crowd-sourced content service for financial markets. 

David holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics, & Economics and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania. He is an adjunct professor at Columbia University where he teaches strategic planning and entrepreneurship. He hosts the podcast Keep Connected, which is dedicated to the power of community. David’s book, Decide & Conquer, lays out the framework for decision-making that leaders can use to ensure organizational and personal success.