Tim Ferriss

Advocate, Author, Businessperson

Tim Ferriss is an entrepreneur, author, and start-up investor. He is also an advocate for psychedelic research and uses psychedelics like psilocybin to increase his cognitive abilities. In 2016, he donated $100,000 to the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine for their depression treatment studies using psilocybin. His popular podcast The Tim Ferriss Show has featured guests from the world of psychedelics including Hamilton Morris, Michael Pollan, and Paul Stamets.

Tim is an angel investor and advisor to Twitter, Facebook, Evernote, Alibaba, Shopify, and Uber, among other companies. Over the years he has also written five books, The 4-Hour WorkweekThe 4-Hour BodyThe 4-Hour ChefTools of Titans, and Tribe of Mentors. He is also an active philanthropist, donating to causes dedicated to educational reforms and literacy.