Neil is a Venture Partner at FirstMark Capital, and the current CEO of About.com. He is also the co-Founder and Chairman of Recognition Media, producer of the Webby Awards, the “Oscars of the Internet”, Internet Week NY and London, Netted.net, and various other media properties serving the internet and creative communities. Neil co-founded Recognition in 2004. Prior to founding Recognition Media, Neil was Chief Corporate Development Officer of Alloy Media + Marketing, a leading teen and young adult focused internet, media and marketing services company.
Neil holds a B.S. in Finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.