Doug Ulman is President and CEO of Pelotonia, the United States’ largest single-event cycling
fundraiser based on ridership. Doug is a three-time cancer survivor and national cancer
survivorship advocate. After overcoming chondrosarcoma during his sophomore year of
college and malignant melanoma twice since, Doug and his family founded the Ulman
Cancer Fund for Young Adults, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting, educating
and connecting young adults, their families and friends, who are affected by cancer.
He previously served as director of survivorship for the LIVESTRONG Foundation for
14 years, transforming the nonprofit into an internationally known brand and leader
in the global movement for people affected by cancer. Doug has earned a reputation
as the “Most Savvy Health Care Leader in Social Media” for his innovative use of social
media to spread awareness and knowledge around the world’s leading cause of death.
His online community includes a Twitter following of more than one million. In 2015
Ulman joined other dignitaries at Stony Brook Medicine’s observance of National Cancer