David Siegel, Meetup CEO

David Siegel, Meetup CEO

David Siegel is the CEO of Meetup, the largest 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 digital 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 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, (HarperCollins) lays out the framework for decision-making that leaders can use to ensure organizational and personal success.

Episode 64: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Community Building

The founder of General Assembly and Common co-living spaces explains how community is an essential part of any business strategy in this episode of the Keep Connected podcast.

Episode 63: Change Your Negative Thought Patterns

Learn how to break out of the bad news cycle and keep headlines from affecting your headspace on the Keep Connected podcast.

The Surgeon General is Calling Loneliness an Epidemic. Here’s How We Solve It.

Learn about what Meetup is doing to solve the loneliness epidemic from CEO David Siegel.

Episode 62: How to Grow from Traumatic Experiences

Author Amnoni Myers explains how to be proactive in your own healing and discovering your self-worth on the Keep Connected podcast.

Episode 61: Platonic Longing: Make the Friends You Want

A certified connections coach explains why it’s so difficult to make adult friendships and shares strategies for getting social on the Keep Connected podcast.

Episode 60: How to Turn Off Your Inner Critic

An author and Comedy Central veteran discusses finding internal validation and stopping negative self-talk on the Keep Connected podcast.

Episode 59: How to Make Your Own Luck

Learn from a self-described scrappy entrepreneur on how to seize opportunities and become a bolder version of yourself.

Episode 58 | Listen Up: How to Build Rapport

An expert UX researcher explains the art of listening on the Keep Connected podcast. Learn how to stay engaged and ask the right questions to build trust in conversations.