Chris Altchek is a member of the FirstMark Venture Partner Network, and the CEO and co-founder of Mic, a leading news and media company. Over 66 million unique individuals read or watch Mic over 400 million times each month across platforms.
Before starting Mic, Altchek worked in investment banking at Goldman Sachs. Earlier experiences include policy work for the National Economic Council at the White House, political organizing for the Service Employees International Union, and voter outreach for New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s successful 2009 re-election. Altchek was named to the 2014 Forbes’s 30 Under 30 list and to the 2017 Crain’s 40 Under 40 list.