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Carly Zakin

theSkimm
Co-Founder and Co-CEO
Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg are the Co-founders and CoCEOs of theSkimm, a company that makes it easier to be smarter. theSkimm was started by two friends in their 20s, who hail from New York and Chicago. Carly and Danielle originally met on a study abroad program in college, and reconnected years later while working for NBC News. They clicked as colleagues, as friends, and as roommates, and it didn't take long for theSkimm to take off from their living room couch. Today, theSkimm reaches millions of subscribers and boasts an industry crushing open rate and a growing team. Honored in Forbes 30 under 30 in Media 2015, Adweek's Young Influentials 2015, and by Goldman Sachs Builders and Innovator Summit as one of the most 100 Intriguing Entrepreneurs in 2014.