From Harvard Grad to Editor of Leading Fitness and Strength-sports News Site
Listen to host Eric Dye & guest David Thomas Tao discuss the following:
- What’s your backstory?
- What was your spark, where did it come from?
- Many perceive the entrepreneurship as a solo journey. Who or what has helped you most along your journey?
- How do you deal with challenges?
- What are your plans for the near-future?
BarBend’s Co-Founder and Editorial Director, David Thomas Tao is a veteran of the health & fitness industry, with nearly a decade of experience building and running editorial teams in the space. He also serves as a color commentator for both National and International weightlifting competitions, many through USA Weightlifting.
David graduated from Harvard University and served for several years as Editorial Director/Chief Content Officer of Greatist.com.
In addition to his work in the health & fitness industry, David has been a writer for Fortune and Fortune.com, as well as a contributor to Forbes.com, Slate, and numerous other outlets across the web and in print. He’s especially passionate about the intersection of strength sports and quality, professional media coverage — overlapping interests shared by the BarBend editorial team and which drive their content strategy each and every day.
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