Michael is an entrepreneur, speaker, lawyer and founder/author of The Lonely Entrepreneur. Michael discovered what would become The Lonely Entrepreneur methodology when his company – the first to provide financial rewards for healthy behavior and that he built for over a decade - was nearly destroyed by the financial crisis of 2008. By applying the perspectives of The Lonely Entrepreneur methodology, and two years of twenty hour days, Michael was able to revive his company and sell it in 2013. Today, Michael is considered the founder of not only a company, but an industry – rewarding individuals for healthy behavior. Michael is now a professional speaker, consultant, and coach for startup businesses and entrepreneurs. He graduated from the Northwestern University School of Law and lives in New York City. Visit www.lonelyentrepreneur.com Follow him on Twitter @MichaelGDermer or @thelonelye.