Jan 7, 2020
Today I’m joined by Ed Buckley.
Ed is the Chairman and CEO of Peerfit.
In today’s episode, I talked with Ed about pioneering the concept of “fully-funded fitness”, building the billion-dollar bridge between fitness and healthcare, and what the significance of the name, “Peerfit”.
I had a great time chatting with Ed and I hope you enjoy listening.
Let’s get into it.
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Edward J. Buckley, III, PhD, is the CEO of Peerfit, the market leader in connecting employers and carriers with innovative fitness experiences. Ed leads Peerfit’s expansion strategy by driving national partnerships, business development, and fundraising. With nearly 10 years in the fitness industry, and a background in digital health behavior research, Ed continues to push the envelope on innovation in the fitness-technology space. He is passionate about designing new ways to drive engagement and help deliver flexibility and personalization to the health and wellness marketplace.
Ed holds a PhD in Digital Health Behavior, and a Master's of Public Health, from the University of Florida. He is also the co-founder and Vice-President of the Board of Governors for Balance180, a non-profit that encourages children with disabilities to be physically active.
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