Rich Christiansen is a successful entrepreneur, thought leader, loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Chairman, and Philanthropist. He has founded and co-founded 52 businesses across a variety of industries including technology, online marketing and sales, imports and exports, real estate, innovative products, lead generation, and most recently worm poop.
Rich embraces his humanist personality with his passion for family and creating lasting impact alongside his loved ones. He is known for aligning his own passions with altruistic thinking to develop concepts that are value driven and leave a positive impact on the world.
He is also a co-author of the book Bootstrap Business: A Step-By-Step Business Survival Guide and author of the bestselling book, The Zigzag Principle. Embracing his love of family and togetherness, he even co-authored a third book alongside his sons Alex and Tim, called Even if Your Toes Turn Purple: Raising Teenagers that are Confident, Happy, and Stand Out.
Rich values his family more than anything else and will never miss an opportunity to spend time with them. Him and his wife Gaye are the parents of five sons and a daughter they sponsor from Nepal. Together, they share eight beautiful grandchildren. As a family, they enjoy playing frisbee golf, exploring the outdoors, and always have their eyes set on the next big adventures.
Along with his family, Rich loves to explore and spelunk slot canyons and crest the summits of high mountain peaks. He has stared up the throat of Mt. Everest three times, longboards weekly with his two youngest sons, and loves zooming down the ski slopes like a teenager. He is also a passionate golfer