Emerson Spartz is one of the world’s leading experts on internet virality and has been featured in major media including the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The New Yorker, CBS, CNBC, and CNN. As the CEO of Dose, the company behind Dose.com and OMG Facts, he runs one of the world’s fastest-growing digital media companies with 50 million unique visitors per month.
In 1999 at age 12, Emerson created MuggleNet, which is still the #1 Harry Potter fansite. Emerson is a New York Times bestselling author and has been featured in major media including the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The New Yorker, CBS, CNBC, and CNN. By the age of 19, Spartz became a New York Times bestselling author after publishing his first book.
Emerson lives in Chicago with his wife Gaby and his pet chinchilla, Zoë, and has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business.
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