Born 1967

Education Years

  • Graduated in 1989
  • Degree in Mathematics and Philosophy

Early 20s


  • Went to Taiwan, spent most of his 20s there
  • Learned Chinese
  • Became a translator
  • Translation led to business opportunities (became familiar with entrepreneurship, etc.)

Personal Life

  • Educated himself in Eastern spiritual traditions through osmosis
  • Read books on health, nutrition, globalization, physics, and biology.
  • Married while in Taiwan, had 3 boys

Late 20s

  • Long period of intensifying crisis
  • Professional work became intolerable
  • Entered a long period of searching.
  • Taught yoga
  • Learned about herbs
  • Taught at Penn State’s department of Science, Technology, and Society


Personal Life

  • Birthing process
  • Collaps of all that he once held onto
  • Crises in health, marriage, and money
  • Forced him to let go of a “life under control”
  • Accepted help
  • Discovered a generous universe


  • Never made much money but have become rich in connections to other people
  • Wrote books

35 onwards

Present work

  • Writing books and essays
  • Public speaking (because he values what happens in person rather than over technology)


  • 2011 remarried, had 4th baby