Andrew Perlman

Co-founder and CEO

Andrew Perlman is the Co-Founder and CEO of Recurrent. 

Perlman co-founded the company in 2018 with the acquisition of The Drive. Over a span of three years, he oversaw the acquisition of nearly 25 noteworthy brands, including Task & Purpose, Popular Science, Dwell, and Donut, and in the process introduced Recurrent as the new parent company for the digital media portfolio. In 2022, Perlman rejoined the organization from his role on the board as the Head of M&A and Corporate Development before he assumed the role of CEO in 2023. 

Previously, Andrew spent over six years as the Chief Executive Officer of XpresSpa, FORM Holdings, and its predecessor company Vringo where he led the overall business operations and strategy as well as capital raising. During his tenure, he also oversaw five acquisitions and the NASDAQ listing of the company. Andrew has also served as Vice President of Business Development at EMI Music, SVP of Music and Digital at Classic Media, and held roles at early mobile content companies.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from George Washington University’s School of Business where he continues to be involved with the Entrepreneurship Program. He currently serves on the board of the Bahamas National Trust and is passionate about their work to ​​protect over 2.2 million acres of terrestrial and marine habitats, mitigate climate change through natural solutions, combat the effects of plastics in our environment, and public environmental education initiatives. Andrew is an active member of YPO where he co-founded and serves on the board of the Explorer 305 Chapter. He resides in Miami, FL with his wife and two children.