HealthGuru is the web's leading destination site for health information.
Healthguru.com is the leading destination site for health video on the web with 99 million views per month (comScore Video Metrix, August). Our unique approach to health education was developed specifically for the video audience and is differentiated in three key ways:
Healthguru.com focuses on the health topics that matter most to today's audience, including: diet and fitness, mental & emotional health, sexual health, pregnancy, baby health, drugs & alcohol, as well as information on more than 125 different health conditions.
The modern health consumer seeks out an immersive, rich media experience on the web, and video has proven to be a more engaging medium. Healthguru.com has the largest health video library online, and interactive applications to offer our audience the experience it expects.
World-class information providers know that creating truly engaging content is the way to ensure that information becomes learning. That's why Healthguru.com is dedicated to making our content as interesting and, when relevant, entertaining, as it is useful.
All Healthguru.com content is created or selected by our editorial team and is rigorously reviewed for medical accuracy, objectivity and balance. While we do accept advertising on our site and may distribute content via third party sites, Healthguru.com does not endorse products, services or companies.
Content in sponsored sections is created by the Healthguru.com editorial team on behalf of our advertising partners and, except where noted, is solely under our editorial control.
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Josh Silberstein (CEO)
As a venture capitalist in the 1990's, Josh completed nearly a dozen transactions and invested over $50 million in early stage companies. As part of his duties at BEV Capital, Josh was often asked to take interim operating roles in portfolio companies. In this capacity he was interim Chief Marketing Officer for Craftshop.com, took on the CFO's duties for two growth-stage portfolio companies, and took on significant roles in operations, real estate, and business development.
Josh has founded and managed several successful entrepreneurial ventures; the most recent of these was a publishing company (Insider Guides), but earlier companies included both retail and direct sales companies. Josh graduated Summa Cum Laude from Wharton with a BS in Economics and graduated from Columbia Business School (Beta Gamma Sigma, Dean's List).
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Bo Peabody (Co-Founder / Chairman)
Bo is co-founder and Managing General Partner of Village Ventures. Together with his partners, Bo has been responsible for building Village Ventures into a network of over a dozen regionally focused venture funds with over $250 million under management.
In 1992, Bo founded Tripod, Inc., one of the original developers of web-based personal publishing and communities. Tripod was sold to Lycos in 1998 for $58 million. Bo then became Vice President of Network Strategy for Lycos, which was sold to Spain's Terra Networks for $12.5 billion in stock in 2001. In 1998, Bo co-founded Streetmail (now called Everyday Health, Inc.); in 2000, he co-founded VoodooVox (formerly Radio Voodoo); and in 2004, he co-founded Health Guru Media.
Christopher Bruno (Co-Founder / Executive Vice President)
Prior to co-founding Health Guru Media, Chris worked in venture capital as an Associate with Village Ventures, Inc. In this capacity, Chris developed significant experience analyzing the operations and financial performance of early stage companies and conducting industry specific competitive and market analysis. Most recently Chris worked as a business analyst directly for the management team of Everyday Health, a leading health company on the web.
Chris graduated Magna Cum Laude with Honors from Williams College with a degree in Economics and a pre-medical concentration. Chris received his MBA phi beta kappa with a specialization in finance and entrepreneurship from the NYU Stern School of Business.
Brent Phelps (SVP, Business Development & Operations)
Brent Phelps has more than a decade of experience leveraging content on the internet. His broad base of experience includes various roles in the photography industry and more recently with consumer video and social-networking businesses. Brent began his career working as a freelance Photographer in Denver, CO and New York City and ran a successful commercial photo studio in Manhattan. In the late 90's Brent accepted a position at Index Stock Imagery a new stock photography business that revolutionized the way content was licensed via the internet. As a business leader at Index Stock, Brent was responsible for sales, marketing, and editing in various roles. In addition Brent launched Index Open, the world's first Royalty Free stock photo subscription product. In 2005 Brent accepted the position of VP of Marketing for PunchStock, a post he held until 2007 when the business was acquired by Getty Images (GYI). Most recently Brent served as VP of Marketing for Flix55, a consumer video sharing community created by Michael Pascucci (Founder of WLNY TV, Sebonack Golf Club, Etc.). Brent is a graduate of the Colorado Institute of Art with a BA in Photography.
Khaled Alquaddoomi (SVP Technology)
Khaled Alquaddoomi has been working in the technology sector for nearly a decade, beginning in 2000 as a Junior Software Developer with Bentley Systems, Inc., a leader in the CAD software industry, at their satellite research office located in Baton Rouge, LA. He graduated to Senior Software Developer in his fourth year. After five years with Bentley, he and his wife were accepted into the U.S. Peace Corps program. Assigned to Jamaica, Khaled worked with the St. Elizabeth Parish Council Planning Department providing expert consulting as an Information Technology Advisor on a very broad set of technologies including Geographic Information Systems, GPS, database design and development, web development and technical training programs for personnel. After a successful two year tour, he accepted a Senior Developer position with Flix55.com in Melville, NY, where he operated as Lead Project Developer for the website ExclusiveJobs.com, an intern and entry level job placement site.
Khaled graduated from Tulane University School of Engineering with a BSE in Computer Engineering.
Rosalie Rung (VP Content & Programming)
Rosalie oversees the content direction of HealthGuru.com, developing new initiatives and working with experts to provide engaging, informative programming. Having worked in both broadcast and online video for over a decade, her experience offers a unique focus for health video.
Before joining Health Guru Media, Rosalie executed a Video & Programming Strategy for trend-forecaster Stylesight Inc., recently named a 2011 Hottest NYC Company.
Previously, she was the Online Video Producer for Prevention Interactive/Rodale Inc., responsible for content & programming of original video, as well as promotional strategies resulting in significant traffic increases. Prior to Rodale, Rosalie worked with iVillage.com/NBCU to produce, script & develop its first major online video series, Pregnancy&BabyPlus. Additionally, she has worked with BBC Worldwide, Hearst Publications/Marie Claire, Conde Nast, WWD/Fairchild Publications, & Men's Health Online on various media projects.
Rosalie holds a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, with an English Minor, from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She spends her free time on the North Fork of Long Island with her family where they kayak, fish & swim.
John Glascott (SVP Sales & Syndication)
John oversees the company's national sales efforts and is responsible for leading HealthGuru's sales strategies to provide the most effective marketing and video syndication solutions to Fortune 500 companies. He has a 20-year record of management success in exceeding revenue and profit goals in the media industry, with broad experience and perspective across all media forms, including online, digital video, print, point-of care, and consumer promotion.
John has held sales leadership positions in the health content business as SVP Business Development & Sales at RealAge, East Region VP at Yahoo, SVP Sponsorship at iVillage; SVP Corporate Sales for Hearst Magazines, and VP Publisher for the original point-of-care medical waiting room programs at Whittle Communications. He has an MBA from New York University.
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