Co-founder and Chief Mission Officer
Douglas Hirsch is one of our co-founders and has served as a Chief Mission Officer since April 2023 and as a member of our board of directors since our founding in September 2011. Previously, Mr. Hirsch served as Co-Chief Executive Officer from 2015-2023 and Chief Executive Officer from 2011-2015. Prior to our founding, Mr. Hirsch served as Chief Executive Officer at DailyStrength, Inc., a healthcare-focused social network centered on support groups, from March 2005 to November 2008, and previously held senior roles at Facebook, Inc., and Yahoo! Inc. Mr. Hirsch holds a B.A. in Political Science from Tufts University. We believe Mr. Hirsch is qualified to serve on our board of directors because of the historical knowledge, operational expertise, leadership, and continuity that he brings to our board of directors as our co-founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer.