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Co - Founder & Chairman & CEO at Demand Media, CEO / Chairman at Intermix Media, See All (3)
University of California, Los Angeles, USC Gould School of Law
January, 1969



Richard co-founded Demand Media in May 2006, and currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. With an intense focus on the consumer, and recognized as a champion for innovation in the media industry, he passionately leads Demand Media in its mission to publish what the world wants to know and share.

Richard holds a unique vision for the future of online media and was featured in Fortune’s “The 50 Smartest People in Tech” as runner-up for “Smartest CEO” behind Apple’s Steve Jobs.

Prior to founding Demand Media, Richard built, operated and sold several high-profile Internet media companies. Most recently, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Intermix Media, Inc., and Chairman of He joined Intermix in March 2004, and led a successful turnaround of its existing businesses. Specifically, he helped grow from an unknown web site into one of the most popular properties on the... See More

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