Pilar Gerasimo is a pioneering content innovator and healthy-living advocate. Her personal and professional passion: Helping people lead healthier, happier, more sustainable lives.
Best known for her work as founding editor of Experience Life magazine (est. 2001), Pilar is also the creative force behind RevolutionaryAct.com and the author of A Manifesto for Thriving in a Mixed up World. In 2013, she accepted the top post at the Huffington Post’s Healthy Living division, then gave up her day job to consult and write a book on the art of being healthy in an unhealthy world.
During Pilar’s twelve-year tenure as editor in chief, Experience Life earned more than 100 editorial and design awards (including six Folio awards) and evolved into a number of brand- driven extensions, including a robust Web site, a digital edition, mobile apps, and a variety of media and educational initiatives.
In addition leading Experience Life, Pilar also served as Life Time Fitness’s senior vice president of education, becoming the company’s first female senior executive. While working with Life Time, she developed a number of educational and media initiatives, including a FM radio show (“Get a Whole Life”) and a pilot program for a healthy-living television show (“Experience Life TV”).
An engaging public speaker, broadcaster and vibrant media presence, Pilar has appeared on a wide variety of radio and TV shows, from Dr. Oz’s Oprah & Friends to Mayo Clinic TV. She is also a frequent presenter at national conferences and internationally renowned retreat centers. She serves as an advisor for a number of forward-thinking health-focused companies, including Greatist.com, en*theos Academy of Optimal Living, and Hu Kitchen. Download Pilar's complete bio.