Michael is the co-founder and co-CEO of Calm, the leading digital health brand for mental fitness, meditation, and sleep. Calm has grown to over 100 million downloads, was the Apple 2017 app of the year, and is the world’s first mental health unicorn. Long fascinated by neuroscience, flow states, and mental fitness, he is passionate about spreading meditation as a simple but valuable skill around the world. Prior to Calm, Michael was the founder of Mind Candy and creator of Moshi Monsters, along with Firebox.com, Ping Pong Fight Club and Berwickstock music festival. In 2014 he was awarded an OBE for services to the Creative Industries.
‘Calming the mind is not about switching off and retreating from the bustle of life. It’s a superpower that rewires our brains, changes the way we see the world and helps to unlock our true potential.’ (quote taken from Calm website)