Learn more about our team, advisors, and rockstar community.
Jamie Wheal is the Founder of The Flow Genome Project and leading expert in the neurophysiology of human performance. His work combines a background in expeditionary education, wilderness medicine, and surf rescue, with over a decade of advising high-growth companies on strategy, execution, and leadership. Jamie's coaching ranges from Fortune 500 companies like Cisco, Google, and Nike, to the U.S. Naval War College, and Red Bull. You'll find him speaking on the intersection of science and human potential to diverse, high-performance communities like Young President's Organization, Summit Series, TED, and MaiTai Global. At the Flow Genome Project, he leads a team of the world’s top scientists, athletes, and artists dedicated to mapping the genome of the peak-performance state known as Flow. He lives on the Colorado River with his wife Julie, their two kids Lucas and Emma, and a righteous Golden Retriever named Cassie.
Julie Webster is the Head of Coaching for the Flow Genome Project. Her role includes coaching, advising and mentoring groups of students through our flagship coaching certification program.
Lucas Cohen is the Director of Programs for the Flow Genome Project. His role includes operations, digital marketing, internal systems and team onboarding.
Becka Melisi is our Community Lead for the Flow Genome Project. Her role includes client onboarding and community support for the world class people that train with us.
Mindy Wiper is the Director of Experiential Education for the Flow Genome Project. Her role includes planning and leading our adventure programs, along with client onboarding and community support. Mindy has been teaching in the outdoor industry since 2005. She is a NOLS alumni and former Yosemite Institute/NatureBridge Instructor. Mindy also teaches and trains riders and horses in the sport of 3 Day Eventing. She is a yoga instructor, artist, and past martial artist as well. Mindy basically met Jamie & FGP on a mountain--the rest is history.
Travis Brewer is a fitness ninja and entrepreneur on a mission to spread positive energy through movement. His dedication to movement has led him to become a finalist on the hit TV Show American Ninja Warrior on NBC, perform on the TV Show Shark Tank on ABC, as well as a World Callisthenic.org Champion of the “Battle of the Bars” competition. He is certified as an instructor in Animal Flow, Arco Yoga Fitness, and was requested as featured parkour instructor on The Tim Ferris Experiment by Tim himself
Leah is one of our Performance Ninjas, teaching all things acro yoga and shared embodied practices.
Following his time in the music business with the 80s band Scritti Politti Tom has developed a truly artistic way of living where every experience leads him to the humorous uncovering of some universal truth. He turns his disasters and successes into stand-up comedy for conference audiences. 40 years onstage, first behind a drum kit then being the multi-talented front man for whole troupes of performers earned him the name ‘The Rockstar Activator’.
Brian is the Digital Artist behind all of our events, providing beautiful interactive lighting and other visuals.
David shares insights on the forefront of neuroscience and his absolute specialty––extending our realm of sense perception via wearable technologies
Jason is a close collaborator on the forefront of ecstatic culture and philosophical insights. He keeps us pondering the imponderables and always inspires us to think about the existential implications of awe, beauty and life.
Jimmy shares insights on the forefront of action-adventure sports, cinematic art, and powerful storytelling. He is one of the most integrated athlete/artists we know, and his example of pushing it physically and creatively always inspire us.
Susi shares insights on the forefront of action-adventure sports. She blends ocean athleticism with activism in a way that we try to live up to. United by our shared desire to preserve wild and natural places, and then forge lifelong friendships exploring them, Susi walks the talk we aspire to.
Pilar is at the forefront of progressive health and upending the status quo about nutrition, truly farm to table. Her insights on latest research, combined with her advocacy for post-industrial food and wellness, leave her an invaluable resource as we explore what’s best to help homegrown humans keep growing!
Bill shares insights on the forefront of action-adventure sports and tech investing. He’s a Silicon Valley legend and a rarity––someone who’s personal love of mountain and ocean athletics, entrepreneurship, and investment is unmatched. Not only does he throw a mean floating backroll on the snow and above the water, he founded the XTC tech challenge with finals on Necker Island, and has backed several household companies like Zoom and Canva to unicorn status.
Ned shares insights on ADHD research and associated conditions. He is a giant in the field of neuro-psychology––and his insights into Flow states and attention are unmatched. His career has helped redefine what is “neurotypical” and given us all more room to explore non ordinary states of consciousness
Edythe is a movement pioneer and innovator––she designs and advises on body-brain training.
Speaker, Leadership Consultant. Rich is one of our go-to advisors anytime it comes to real-world leadership and group flow. During his distinguished career in the service, he trained and led some of the top performing teams on the planet, in conditions unimaginable to most of us. And through it all, he has remained humble, curious and constantly learning.
17 years as a board-certified family physician and integrative and functional medicine doctor at American Board Integrative Holistic Medicine (ABIHM). Mona is one of the top functional medicine doctors and pioneered cutting-edge treatments at Apple and Facebook for thousands of employees.
SVP of Content and Programming 24 Hour Fitness, former Senior Global Manager of Programming Equinox, Masters in Public Health, Columbia University. Lashaun leads the industry in spotting dynamic fitness and wellness trends, and taking them to scale in premium environments. She defined the leading edge of wellness at Equinox for over two decades.
Michael shares insights on the forefront of high performance and group flow. He’s a rare bird––a performance psychologist, competitive surfer, and leader of one of the most dominant professional sports teams in recent memory––the Seattle Seahawks. Balancing head and heart, blood and guts––he inspires those he coaches to bring out their best, and does it with patience, grace and grit.
Yale School of Medicine, fellowships in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at the Yale Child Study Center and Forensic Psychiatry at the Division of Law & Psychiatry at Yale. Masters in Public Health, Harvard University. David serves as Associate Clinical Professor at the Yale Child Study Center and is a pioneer in the progressive multimodal therapies we are deploying in the Flow Dojo and NeuroFlow Spa.
We’re not just a research and training organization.
We’re a global community with like-minded kickass professionals doing amazing things in the world.
Check below to see the folks we’re proud to call friends.
Special guest instructor at Flow & Snow (2017)
Widely recognized for the biggest airs in skiing, Julian Carr has been featured in seven Warren Miller films, developing a reputation not only for big airs, but for all around skiing. He's received a 'Photo of the Year' award from Powder Magazine, won the prestigious Sickbird Award on the Freeskiing World Tour, and he holds two world records in cliff height.
Flow Camp Alumni (2017) and Research Collaborator
Canadian neuroscientist, researcher, innovator and entrepreneur. Dr. Ryan D'Arcy co-founded HealthTech Connex Inc. to translate neuroscience advances into health technology breakthroughs and bring them to market. D’Arcy was highlighted as a “Kickass Canadian” amongst other prominent Canadian leaders.
Black Belt in Flow Genome Project trainings. (bringing flow throughout senior living facilities around the world).
Kevin Carlin is the Principal and Chief Sales Officer of Meridian Senior Living. He’s spent years working on brining flow throughout senior living facilities around the world.
Alumni of Flow Fundamentals, Flow Performance and Flow for Leaders.
Aizhan Yessim is an investor, entrepreneur, athlete, and mother. She has founded the international Almaty Marathon, and is co-founder of yessenovfoundation.org which supports tens of thousands of talented young people engaged in research and science toward reaching their scholarly aspirations. She is dedicated to the principals of sustainability, to the spirit of ongoing learning, and to leading with integrity and heart. Her contributions benefit the livelyhood of thousands of individuals and grow with each year.
Advisor to the Flow Genome Project.
Susi Mai is one of the most successful female kitesurfers in the world. After 16 years as a professional athlete, she has successfully gone from sports to a life as an entrepreneur. She is passionate about protecting our world’s oceans. She does her best to live by the words of wisdom left to her by her grandfather: “It’s better to regret something you did, than something you didn’t do.”
Flow Genome Coaching Certification Student.
Takako Hoshi is the assistant coach to the Japanese National Climbing Team, a team that has been the overall winning team for the past six years. She recently spoke with Gym Climber magazine on what it’s like to coach one of the best teams in the world.
Flow Genome Certified Coach with Distinction.
Benny had an aha moment while drinking a beer of his stomach (picture Homer Simpson) to redefine his unconscious relationship with alcohol. Since then, he's guided people from all walks of life and in 76 different countries to become conscious drinkers. Coupled with his accreditation as a Peak Performance Coach with FGP, he is taking on the job of transitioning the mindsets of not only individuals, but also institutions and even governments. You can find out more at 101tokens.com
Flow Genome Certified Coach with Distinction.
Being an entrepreneur, family man & an ultra-marathon trail runner, Ronen thought that he had it all figured out - work hard, train hard and chase blissful experiences. This strategy served him for most of my life until the end of 2018, where he found himself burned out and in a rut. Working with FGP gave Ronen the knowledge, wisdom & tools to ‘wake up & show up’ in his life … and lead him closer to his life purpose, helping others find theirs!
Flow Genome Certified Coach with Distinction. Founder, Blue Chip Minds.
Once a corporate captive, dedicating 22 years to living by society’s conventional rules, Georgia is now a free agent who takes delight in bending the rules. Since 2001, she has curiously been exploring the worlds of human potential, philosophy, spirituality, neuroscience, ancient wisdom, quantum theory, epigenetics, neurobiology and flow, attempting to join the dots on what it really means to be human. She started Blue Chip Minds, an organisation dedicated to helping people become #betterhumans. Georgia regularly dusts off her business suit, dons her cape, rolls up her sleeves and returns to the business world to help leaders and teams move beyond their self defined limits. She has worked with individuals and organisations in Singapore, Hong Kong, the UAE, India, UK, USA, Canada New Zealand and her home country Australia, she is a regular speaker at Leadership events and also hosts the Ellis in Wunderland Podcast.
Flow Genome Certified Coach with Distinction. Founder, The Brain Room.
Rob finds flow through playing video games (as a competitive Tetris e-athlete), sports (beach volleyball or anything), and music (dancing, drumming or singing). He scratches his own itch regularly by combining neuroscience, technology and peak performance in novel ways and assist those I work with to find their flow triggers. Inspired by FGP’s ‘Flow Dojo’ and the Navy SEALS ‘Brain Gym’ Rob created a “Brain Room” for himself and his clients in tropical Far North Queensland, Australia. He now designs and installs Brain Rooms for professionals and organizations needing to level up their performance and well-being to tune into flow more deeply, and more often.