Timothy Ferriss has been listed as one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Business People”, Forbes Magazine’s “Names You Need to Know,” and is the 7th “most powerful” personality on Newsweek’s Digital 100 Power Index for 2012. He is an angel investor/advisor (Uber, Facebook, Twitter, and 40+ more) and author of the books: The 4-Hour Workweek (sold into 35+ languages, #1 New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and BusinessWeek bestseller), The 4-Hour Body (#1 New York Times bestseller) and The 4-Hour Chef (#1 Wall Street Journal and New York Timesbestseller; winner of a Gourmand “Best in the World” Award at the 18th Annual Paris Cookbook Awards).
Tim is listed as #6 in the “Top 20 Angel Investor” rankings for 2014, and Newsweek calls him “the world’s best guinea pig,” which he takes as a compliment.
His podcast — focused on deconstructing world-class performers — is often ranked #1 across all of iTunes (also selected for “Best of iTunes” three years running) and has exceeded 150,000,000 downloads. His episode with Jamie Foxx was voted “Podcast Episode of the Year” in 2015.
Tim’s blog is one of Inc. Magazine’s “19 Blogs You Should Bookmark Right Now“, and it has been ranked #1 on the Top 150 Management and Leadership Blogs list, based on Google PageRank, Alexa traffic ranking, Bing results, Technorati authority, Feedburner subscribers, and PostRank.
Tim’s Twitter account was also selected by Mashable as one of “5 Must-Follow Twitter Accounts for Entrepreneurs,” a list including Richard Branson, Mark Cuban, Marissa Mayer, and Jack Dorsey.
Tim has been featured by more than 100 media outlets–including The New York Times, The Economist, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, TIME, Forbes, Fortune, CNN, and CBS–and has been a popular guest lecturer at Princeton University since 2003, where he presents entrepreneurship as a tool for world change and ideal lifestyle design.
He also serves on the advisory board of DonorsChoose.org, an educational non-profit and the first charity to make the Fast Company list of 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World.