ARLINGTON, Va., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthCentral CEO and Board Member, Christopher M. Schroeder, has been named by Washingtonian Magazine as one of the area's "Tech Titans" for 2011. Published in the May 2011 issue, the list highlights the top 100 leaders of Washington, D.C.'s technology corridor, honoring them for helping making this region grow.
"To be named a 'Tech Titan' is truly an honor – and I am proud to be among those named," said Christopher M. Schroeder. "But it serves as an even greater homage to my team, all of whom work diligently to help our users every day."
Christopher M. Schroeder is a leading entrepreneur and investor in interactive technologies and social communications, ranging from news and media, education, social networks and marketing. He currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member of HealthCentral, the highest quality collection of condition and wellness-specific interactive sites. A veteran of online media, Schroeder has also served as CEO and Publisher of Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive and LEGI-SLATE, INC.
He is also engaged in exploring more global trends towards entrepreneurship, with a special focus on the developing world and the Middle East. He recently joined the Board of Advisors for the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) and actively supports the Center for New America Security, Business Executives for National Security (BENS) and Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA). He is a member of The Council on Foreign Relations, French American Foundation and American Council on Germany and is a co-founder of activities through the Young Presidents' Organization (YPO) connections between the U.S. and Middle East CEOs.
Christopher M. Schroeder is an active voice in health, technology, and entrepreneurialism and has been published in many prominent media outlets including the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post.
HealthCentral (www.HealthCentral.com) empowers people to improve and take control of their health and well-being through more than 35 condition- and wellness-specific interactive health sites, including #1 HIV/AIDS site TheBody.com and healthy living resource Wellsphere.com. HealthCentral is venture backed by IAC/InteractiveCorp, Polaris Ventures, Sequoia Capital, The Carlyle Group and Allen & Company.