Derek Flanzraich

Founder and CEO


Derek Flanzraich is the Founder and CEO of Ness. Prior to Ness, he was the Founder and CEO of Greatist, the largest health and wellness site on the Internet for millennials. It was acquired by Healthline/Red Ventures in 2019. After the Greatist acquisition and prior to starting Ness, Derek consulted for some of the most well-known consumer health and wellness brands, like Galileo Health, GoodRx, Particle Health, Levels Health, 305 Fitness, Undivided, Elektra Health, NOCD, and Peloton.

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The team at The Nessie is composed of people who live and die by their morning rituals, will go to lengths to find the best sweat-wicking running socks, and are known in their network as the go-to person for a spa recommendation. In other words, we love the world of wellness. Our editorial team’s work has been featured in some of the biggest brands in the health and wellness space, like Greatist, Prevention, Elemental, and Self.

While all our writers and editors have deep experience or expertise in their fields, every piece of content on The Nessie is reviewed and fact-checked by at least two relevant experts from our expert panel.

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How We’re Building a World Where Everyone Can Afford to Be Healthy

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