Michael Dermer is an entrepreneur authority and founder/author of The Lonely Entrepreneur. Michael left his career as a corporate lawyer to start what came to be known as the first company in the US to reward individuals for healthy behavior. Michael discovered what would become The Lonely Entrepreneur when his company - that he built for over a decade - was nearly destroyed in 10 days by the financial crisis of 2008. Not only did Michael turn his company around and sell it to an industry innovator, but today is considered the pioneer of the health rewards industry. Perhaps more importantly, Michael discovered unique perspectives from living through this “perfect storm” that The Lonely Entrepreneurs uses to help entrepreneurs thrive. Michael's mission at The Lonely Entrepreneur is to bring this experience to empower entrepreneurs world by turning their passion into success. Michael has delivered over 100 keynotes throughout the United States and the world and has appeared on numerous domestics and international media outlets.