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David Siegel is the CEO of Meetup, the largest platform for finding and building local communities. He has 25 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, teaching strategic planning and entrepreneurship. He is the author of Decide & Conquers 44 Decisions That Make or Break All Leaders and hosts the podcast Keep Connected, which is dedicated to the power of community. https://www.meetup.com/
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#711 WP-Tonic This Week in WordPress & SaaS, We Interview The CEO of Meetup, David Siegel
The Main Questions of the Interview
#1 - David, What were some main changes you have faced connected to becoming the CEO of Meetup and moving the company forward?
#2 - Obviously, David, a lot of people listening and watching this interview know that WeWork owned Meetup and that "Adam Neumann" hired you, so looking back, what are some of your personal insights on working with Adam?
#3- We have just gone through one of the most dramatic economic periods connected to Covid 19; what have been some of the critical things you have learned being CEO of Meetup during this period that you like to share with the audience?
#4 - it looks like many people in leadership roles, especially in the start-up community, will be facing difficult times in the next 12 to 18 months. Have you got any advice for them?
#5 - It seems to me that we are facing a significant reflection point economically, politically, and environmentally. Would you agree with this statement, and if yes, what do you feel have been a couple of significant factors that have got us into this situation.
#6 - David, would you like to share with the audience on a significant challenge you have faced career-wise or personally, and how did you overcome this challenge?
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