Chris Altchek is CEO and co-founder of Mic, a leading news and media company for young people. Each month, more than 22 million readers rely on Mic’s unique sensibility to stay informed and make sense of the world. From global affairs and politics to technology and science to sports and music, Mic offers insightful stories and compelling perspectives on the issues that define a generation.
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.