Mike Porath


Mike Porath

CEO The Mighty

Mike Porath is the founder and CEO of The Mighty, the world's leading health community.

He began his career as a journalist, where he won multiple awards and held a variety of reporting, editing, producing and executive roles at companies including ABC News, NBC News, and The New York Times.

When his daughter was diagnosed with a rare disease, Mike and his wife found they got the most help and support by others who shared their experiences. He wanted to provide the same for others. Mike used his storytelling talents and digital experience to build The Mighty, a community that connects millions facing any kind of health challenge in more than 60 languages. A new member now joins every 20 seconds.

Mike has become a leading voice for patient-centered healthcare and serves as fundraising chair and board member of Dup15q Alliance, the non-profit that serves people like his daughter. He lives in the Los Angeles area with his wife and three kids and is a graduate of The College of William & Mary.

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