David Schlanger is WebMD’s Chief Executive Officer and has served in this position since August 11, 2013, after serving as Interim CEO starting in May 2013. Prior to his appointment as Interim CEO, Mr. Schlanger was Senior Vice President – Strategic and Corporate Development. Mr. Schlanger is a veteran of the organization having served in senior roles at WebMD and its predecessor companies since 1995.
While leading the strategic and corporate development groups, Mr. Schlanger was responsible for providing strategic support throughout the organization, including sales, marketing, client relationship management and product development. Mr. Schlanger and his team have lead all aspects of the structuring, negotiating and management of key strategic partnerships with some of WebMD’s largest clients as well as its media, technology and content partners. Mr. Schlanger was the lead executive responsible for the strategy, sourcing, negotiation and diligence on the numerous acquisitions that form the core of WebMD’s current business.
Mr. Schlanger earned a Juris Doctor from The University of Michigan School of Law. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Georgetown University.