Nicholas Emerson is the founder and CEO of Supportful, an online platform that helps people experiencing medical hardships get support - all the ways they need it, not just some – from those who care.  To create a free account or find out more info, please visit www.supportful.com 

Previously Nicholas worked at a number of startups namely including Foodie For All and S’well Bottle to help them grow and scale.  Before that he worked at the Alzheimer’s Association focusing on raising funds and awareness, community growth and engagement and all things operations.  And prior to entering the nonprofit world, he worked in the corporate sector with positions at UBS Investment Bank in their global media group as well as at PwC.

Nicholas received his Bachelor of Science with dual-majors in Finance and Accounting from the Stern School of Business at New York University.  He is a member of Mensa International and Intertel Society.

His volunteer work and support include New York Cares, SAGE and The Alzheimer's Association.

Nicholas is also an avid long-distance runner, triathlete (has completed 2 Ironman triathlons) and has recently gotten into CrossFit. He also enjoys challenges, spontaneity, anything outdoors, dogs, technology and entertaining.