Eric Handelsman is the general manager and vice president at Liquor.com and The Spruce Eats, where he oversees the brand from content and marketing strategy to product and technical development. He has spent his career working at media companies across a variety of roles from FP&A to operations management.
Before joining Dotdash in 2013, Handelsman spent 10 years working in lifestyle media at Condé Nast where he led operations and finance for various brands including Epicurious, Gourmet and Brides.com.
Prior to Conde Nast, he worked in the business department at the New York Press, as well as in commercial and TV production.
Handelsman is an avid home cook and lover of all things food and drink related. Although not professionally trained as a chef, he has taken dozens of recreational cooking classes. His current food obsession is perfecting his sourdough to get that perfect light and airy crumb with a dark and crispy crust.
Handelsman received a bachelor of science degree in economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Liquor.com is dedicated to good drinking and great living. We inspire, entertain and educate anyone—and everyone—interested in what happens in the glass and out of it.
Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 50 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday's 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy, Liquor.com, and TreeHugger.