Tarik Najeddine

Technical SEO Director


SEO, Content strategy



Tarik Najeddine spent the first decade of his career in NIH grant work, homeless veterans services, and substance abuse research. In 2011, he pivoted to technology, spending three years fixing computers, streaming systems, and other AV tech in a cluster of heart surgery operating rooms.

He joined Dotdash in 2014, then About.com, as a Creator Support Specialist. Working with the many experts first About, then Dotdash employed, he pivoted to SEO in 2016. Becoming the first embedded SEO specialist with Verywell, he became seasoned health & technical SEO analyst. His focus has been around core Technical SEO, financial & personal spending Enterprise Content Strategy, experimenting with sovereign journalism, and small-to-medium size business consulting & digital marketing solutions architecture. 


Tarik earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychological & Brain Sciences from Johns Hopkins University. He then attended Columbia University, Teachers College for his Master's degree in Clinical Psychology.

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