IPO Edge and The Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association hosted a fireside chat with the Founder and CEO of Sharecare on Thursday, June 24 at 12pm ET to discuss the merger with Falcon Capital Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: FCAC), and the upcoming shareholder vote. The live event features Sharecare CEO Jeff Arnold and FCAC Head Alan Mnuchin joined by IPO Edge Editor-in-Chief John Jannarone and Editor-at-Large Jarrett Banks. The moderated video session runs approximately 60 minutes and includes a Q&A with the audience.
Sharecare is a digital health company that helps people manage all of their health in one place. Ahead of the shareholder meeting on June 29, please see details on voting here.
Mr. Arnold and Mr. Mnuchin discuss:
- Sharecare’s story in optimizing one’s health as seamlessly as possible through one comprehensive health and well-being digital hub
- Sharecare’s innovation at the intersection of tech, healthcare and media
- How management will utilize the proceeds from transaction with Falcon to accelerate growth and revenue
- Confidence in Sharecare’s financial performance
- Why it is important for all shareholders to vote
About the Speakers:
Jeff Arnold is chairman and chief executive officer of Sharecare, a digital health company he founded to help each person – no matter where they are in their health journey – build a longer, better life by enabling health transformation at the individual, organizational and community level. Sharecare’s comprehensive platform enables people to go from assessment to action, and connect to the personalized information, evidence-based programs, benefits, community resources and health services they need to live their best lives.
Previously, Arnold was chairman and CEO of HowStuffWorks.com, an award-winning online resource used by millions of people each month, which he sold to Discovery Communications, where he served as chief digital strategy officer and chief architect of The Curiosity Project until December 2011.
In 1998, he founded and served as CEO of WebMD, the first healthcare company to harness the power of the Internet to create a destination for consumers, healthcare institutions and physicians to find trustworthy medical information. Prior to WebMD, Arnold founded Quality Diagnostic Services (QDS), a cardiac arrhythmia monitoring company that was one of the first organizations to use the concept of telemedicine over 25 years ago.
Arnold has been widely recognized for his innovative contributions to media, healthcare and technology throughout the years, including EY naming him Entrepreneur Of The Year in the Southeast twice – first in 1999 after founding WebMD and again in 2019 for Sharecare – making him one of only a handful of winners in history to receive the award for two different companies. He also was inducted into the American Academy of Achievement and named a Global Leader of Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum; and Johns Hopkins University presented him with the Blumenthal Award in recognition of his exceptional ability to bridge business and technology. For his superior contributions to the advancement of nursing and health care on both a national and global level, he was inducted into the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, as an honorary member. His achievements and leadership also are widely recognized across his home state of Georgia, where he received the prestigious Phoenix Award, which honors companies and individuals who embody strength, tenacity and leadership in Georgia’s healthcare information technology industry. Additionally, Arnold was inducted into the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia; named a Health Care Hero by the Atlanta Business Chronicle; presented with a Groundbreaker Award by Atlanta Magazine; and honored by the Atlanta chapter of the IndUS Entrepreneurs with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
A graduate of the University of Georgia, Arnold has been on numerous boards for public, private and charitable organizations over the years, and currently serves as chairman of Forbes Travel Guide and co-chairman of Endeavor Atlanta.
Alan G. Mnuchin founded and has been the Chief Executive Officer of Ariliam Group, a Media & Technology-focused principal investment and strategic consulting firm, since 2019. Mr. Mnuchin has invested in various media and technology companies prior to and since founding Ariliam Group. Since May 2020, Mr. Mnuchin has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Flying Eagle Acquisition Corp. Mr. Mnuchin served as a member of the Board of Directors of Target Hospitality Corp. from January 2019 to March 2019. In 2003, Mr. Mnuchin formed the boutique investment bank AGM Partners LLC, through which he has acted as a strategic M&A advisor to leading corporate, entrepreneurial and private equity clients on transactions totaling over $80 billion. Prior to founding AGM Partners, Mr. Mnuchin was the Global Head of the Media Group of Lehman Brothers from 2000 to 2003. Previously, Mr. Mnuchin was Head of the Media and Entertainment Group at Bear Stearns from 1996 to 2000. Prior to joining Bear Stearns, Mr. Mnuchin was a senior member of the Communications, Media and Entertainment Group at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., where he started his career in 1984, with primary responsibility for the group’s media industry efforts.
IPO Edge Contact:
Jarrett Banks, Editor-at-Large