Pelago Stock

Pelago is a virtual clinic that offers virtual substance use care for adults and teens.

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About Pelago Stock

Pelago, formerly Quit Genius, is the world’s leading virtual clinic for substance use management. We are transforming substance use support—from prevention to treatment—delivering education, management skills, and opportunities for positive change to members struggling with substance use, most commonly tobacco, alcohol, or opioids. Our solution gives employers the means to offer on-demand, personalized support to workers seeking to live healthier lives. Pelago’s cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and medication-assisted treatment (MAT) programs deliver convenient, accessible, and effective support that seamlessly integrates with health plans, pharmacy benefit managers, and wellness platforms. To date, Pelago has helped more than 750,000 members manage their substance use and improve their lives.

Funding History

May 2018$2.6M
March 2020$12.0M
July 2021$64.0M
March 2024$58.0M


Co-Founder & CEO

Yusuf Sherwani

Co-founder & President

Sarim Siddiqui

COO & Co-founder

Maroof Ahmed

Board Director

Christian Scherrer

Addiction Physician- Telemedicine

Micah Hale, DO

Director of Growth

Jean-Marc Ly

Board Director

Jessica Pedroni Thorell

Director of Counselor Operations

Heather Muszynski

SVP of People and Talent

Scott Fintzy

Board Member

Laura Connell


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