Founder and CEO | Snopes.com
David Mikkelson is the founder and CEO of Snopes.com, the oldest and most respected fact-checking site online. Mikkelson founded the site in 1994 and today the site receives more than 20 million unique monthly visitors. Managing everything from researching and writing articles about urban legends to verseeing the site’s technical infrastructure, he made Snopes.com the go-to place for Internet users to query the veracity of anything questionable they encounter online. Mikkelson also speaks worldwide about combating fake news and the rise of the digital age and its impact on investigative journalism.