David Schlanger

David J. Schlanger is WebMD's Chief Executive Officer, a position he’s held since August 2013. Prior to his appointment as CEO, Mr. Schlanger was Interim CEO from May 2013 until August 2013. As CEO of the leading provider of health information, Mr. Schlanger is immersed in the new world of how patients connect with communities and their health care providers by way of online information and services.

Mr. Schlanger is a veteran of the organization having served in senior roles at WebMD and its predecessor companies since 1995. Most recently, Mr. Schlanger was Senior Vice President of Strategic and Corporate Development. In this capacity, Mr. Schlanger was responsible for the strategy, sourcing, diligence and negotiation on the numerous acquisitions that provide the foundation of WebMD's business. Mr. Schlanger and his team were also responsible for sales, marketing and product development support throughout the organization as well as for WebMD's relationships with strategic media, technology and content partners.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Schlanger was Executive Director, Business Development at Merck & Co.

Mr. Schlanger holds a Juris Doctor from The University of Michigan School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Georgetown UniveDavid J. Schlanger is WebMD's Chief Executive Officer, a position he’s held since August 2013. Prior to his appointment as CEO, Mr. Schlanger was Interim CEO from May 2013 until August 2013. As CEO of the leading provider of health information, Mr. Schlanger is immersed in the new world of how patients connect with communities and their health care providers by way of online information and services.

Mr. Schlanger is a veteran of the organization having served in senior roles at WebMD and its predecessor companies since 1995. Most recently, Mr. Schlanger was Senior Vice President of Strategic and Corporate Development. In this capacity, Mr. Schlanger was responsible for the strategy, sourcing, diligence and negotiation on the numerous acquisitions that provide the foundation of WebMD's business. Mr. Schlanger and his team were also responsible for sales, marketing and product development support throughout the organization as well as for WebMD's relationships with strategic media, technology and content partners.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Schlanger was Executive Director, Business Development at Merck & Co.

Mr. Schlanger holds a Juris Doctor from The University of Michigan School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Georgetown University.
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