ARLINGTON, VA (October 19, 2011). HealthCentral (www.HealthCentral.com) is proud to announce its inclusion on Deloitte’s 2011 Technology Fast 500TM which ranks 500 of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America.
HealthCentral’s Chief Executive Officer, Christopher M. Schroeder credits his staff’s relentless entrepreneurial spirit and the simple but universal message behind HealthCentral; when it comes to your personal health journey, you should never feel alone. “It is an honor to be recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in North America,” says Christopher M. Schroeder. “To be able to grow the way we have and know that we are helping people along the way is incredibly gratifying. The team at HealthCentral and our network of bloggers and expert patients are the voices that have truly made it all happen.”
HealthCentral experienced a tremendous growth rate from 2006 to 2010 and is excited to be featured by Deloitte’s 2011 Technology Fast 500TM. In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company’s operating revenues.
Recently, HealthCentral was named one of the fastest growing companies in America by Inc Magazine’s Inc 500/5000 list and one of the “Hottest DC Area Companies” by Lead411. Schroeder was also named a “Tech Titan” by Washingtonian Magazine earlier this year.
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.
About Deloitte’s 2011 Technology Fast 500™
Technology Fast 500, which was conducted by Deloitte & Touche LLP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP, provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies – both public and private – in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2006 to 2010.