Mike Maser found himself way up the corporate ladder that was leaning against the wrong wall. He knew he couldn’t keep coasting so he took the leap into entrepreneurship. The journey wasn’t a smooth one, but it led him to running Big Sky Health, a company using technology to build thoughtful wellness apps. During this conversation, we talked about the good, bad, and harrowing of Mike’s journey. He shares hard won wisdom and perspective on re-imaging your life and work to reflect your values.
Behind His Brilliance: His reliance on intuition and applying it
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MIKE MASER | CEO, Big Sky Health
Mike Maser is the CEO and founder of Big Sky Health, the parent company of wellness apps Zero, Less, and Oak. Formerly the CEO and co-founder of FitStar, and over 2 decades of executive leadership experience at companies including Electronic Arts, Digg, AOL, and Fitbit, Mike has rich experience in the tech and health startup spaces. His work at Big Sky Health blends this knowledge with a personal passion: helping people live longer, healthier lives. When Mike isn’t helping millions of users on their wellness journeys, you can find him and his dog, Hank out on the trails in Big Sky, Montana.
-The start of Mike’s career and how he transitioned from corporate exec to startup founder
-How redefining personal success led Mike to starting his first company
-Mike’s thoughts on intermittent fasting and how it affected his cancer recovery
-The harrowing tale of the sale of Mike’s first company
-How Big Sky Health was born and its primary goals
-Mike’s perspective on the role that apps have in helping us lead healthier lifestyles
-Mike’s advice on discovering personal purpose
-How Mike became a personal finance enthusiast
-And much, much more!
STUFF MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE
–Fit Index scale (Lisa Likes)
–Sapiens (Mike’s book pick)