Jamie Wheal

Executive Director

Key Facts

Jamie led history's youngest co-ed group of students to Everest Camp III, halfway up the Tibetan North Col route, just a few thousand feet below where Sir George Mallory’s body would be recovered the following climbing season.

He’s an avid backcountry skier, kite surfer, and mountain biker.

In addition to the science of Flow, Jamie is known as a culture-architect with unique insights into the intersection of ecstatic practices and culture.


Jamie Wheal is the Executive Director 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.