1871 CEO Betsy Ziegler to serve as an advisor for health-focused Tell™ social media app
CHICAGO, May 22, 2023 -- Tell Health Inc., the creator of new health-focused social media app Tell™, today announced the appointment of Betsy Ziegler as an Advisor to the company. Ziegler currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of 1871, the #1 ranked private incubator in the world and innovation hub which has guided over 800 start-ups at different stages driving over $3.5 billion in venture capital raised. As an Advisor to the Tell Health team, Ziegler brings a wealth of expertise to support the growth of the Tell™ social media platform. Designed to combat the spread of medical misinformation, the Tell™ social media app verifies the credentials of all health experts before they are able to post health content. General users engage in real time with verified clinical experts on a growing range of health topics.
“We are excited to welcome Betsy to the Tell team and look forward to leveraging her expertise in growing technology start-ups into established companies, “ said Tell™ CEO and Co-Founder Nikola Nestorov. “Our vision is to make Tell the go-to online source of trustworthy health information, and we are building a world-class team to bring that vision to life.”
“The social media world has become fraught with health misinformation that poses an ongoing threat to public health. I applaud the Tell team for developing a scalable social media platform where verified health providers can share critical medical information and open up important health discussions with the general public,” said Ziegler. “I look forward to working with the talented Tell team to create an accessible platform to benefit human health worldwide.”
Prior to joining 1871, Ziegler served as the Chief Innovation Officer, and the Associate Dean Degree Programs and Dean of Students at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She also served as a principal at McKinsey & Company’s Chicago office.
Tell™ is free to join in the App Store and Google Play. Healthcare providers are encouraged to join and to apply for Verified Provider status. For more information on Tell™, please visit tell.health.
Tell™ is a social media app connecting respected and verified health experts with the public to share their knowledge for the benefit of everyone, everywhere. Founded by a physician and an engineer, Tell™ is on a mission to be the world's go-to source for trusted health information while curbing the increasing spread of health misinformation online.