"Tim is Indiana Jones for the digital age. I've already used his advice to go spearfishing on remote islands and ski the best hidden slopes of Argentina. Simply put, do what he says and you can live like a millionaire."
— Albert Pope, Derivatives Trading, UBS World Headquarters


Serial entrepreneur and ultravagabond Timothy Ferriss has been featured by dozens of media, including The New York Times, National Geographic Traveler, NBC, and MAXIM. He speaks six languages, runs a multinational firm from wireless locations worldwide, and has been a popular guest lecturer at Princeton University since 2003, where he presents entrepreneurship as a tool for ideal lifestyle design and world change.
 

Tim has been profiled in The Success Principles, the New York Times bestseller written by Jack Canfield, and is a main character in the upcoming feature-length documentary "As Seen on TV," produced by Emmy Award winner Dan Partland.

As a professional polymath, he has amassed a diverse roster of credentials and experience:
  • Princeton University guest lecturer in High-Tech Entrepreneurship and Electrical Engineering
  • Cage fighter in Japan, vanquisher of four world champions (MMA)
  • First American in history to hold a Guinness World Record in tango (video)
  • Advisor to more than 30 world record holders in professional and Olympic sports
  • National Chinese kickboxing champion (video)
  • Glycemic Index (GI) researcher Political asylum researcher and activist
  • MTV breakdancer in Taiwan
  • Hurling competitor in Ireland
  • Actor on hit TV series in mainland China and Hong Kong

Since his debut presentation on The 4-Hour Workweek at the world-famous SXSW Interactive conference on March 12, 2007, Tim has been invited to speak at some of the most innovative companies and universities in the world, ranging from Google and PayPal to Princeton University, the Wharton School, and the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He has also been invited to speak and keynote at world-renowned technology summits including Supernova, FOO Camp, Community Next, and the Web 2.0 Exposition, where he shared the stage with figures like Eric Schmidt, Chairman of the Board of Google, and Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon.

Tim received his BA from Princeton University in 2000, where he studied in the Neuroscience and East Asian Studies departments. He developed his nonfiction writing with Pulitzer Prize winner John McPhee and formed his life philosophies under Nobel Prize winner Kenzaburo Oe.

He is 29 years old, and The 4-Hour Workweek is his first book and magnum opus.

"Tim has packed more lives into his 29 years than Steve Jobs has in his 51." — Tom Foremski, Journalist and Publisher of SiliconValleyWatcher.com

"Thanks to Tim Ferriss, I have more time in my life to travel, spend time with family and write book blurbs. This is a dazzling and highly useful work." — A.J. Jacobs Editor-at-Large, Esquire Magazine
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