HEAD OF PARTNERSHIPS
Basil is Head of Partnerships at Medium, where he and his team work with thousands of publishers, companies, nonprofits, and educational institutions from around the world to help them reach a new audience.
Prior to joining Medium, Basil was the founder of two startups. In 2010, he started CoverHound, a leading online insurance comparison site that continues to grow and is backed by top investors including RRE Ventures and Chubb Insurance. In 2014, Basil founded Discors, a mobile-first news service that bundled many of the most trusted news and opinion sources into a single subscription, and that led him to join Medium in 2017.
Based in Medium's San Francisco headquarters, Basil holds a BA in Political Science from Duke University and an MBA from Columbia Business School. He lives in Menlo Park, CA, with his wife and three children.