Dave Asprey Biography
Dave Asprey is an American entrepreneur and author known for his multimillion-dollar brand Bulletproof. He founded Bulletproof 360, Inc. in 2013 and Bulletproof Nutrition Inc in 2017.
Asprey is the creator of ‘Bulletproof Coffee’ and the ‘Bulletproof diet’, and also author of a book describing the diet. He is a “biohacker”. He is also known for being early to exploit the Internet for commerce and selling caffeine-molecule t-shirts via the alt.drugs.caffeine newsgroup in 1994. He held executive and director positions for technology companies including Trend Micro, Blue Coat Systems, and Citrix Systems.
Asprey attended California State University from where he earned his undergraduate degree in computer information systems. He later joined the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania earning an MBA.
He worked in the IT industry for companies that included Bradshaw and 3Com after graduation from college. Asprey also ran the Internet and Web Engineering program at University of California, Santa Cruz, in which Asprey created one of the first working instances of cloud computing. He later joined Exodus Communications as director of strategic planning. There, he co-founded the company’s professional services group.
He was the director of product management for a Silicon Valley startup called NetScaler which was later acquired by Citrix Systems. He also served as the vice president of marketing for Zeus Technology and later, vice president of technology and corporate development at Blue Coat Systems after working at Citrix. Asprey then became an entrepreneur in residence at Trinity Ventures before co-founding a company called Basis.Dave Asprey Photo
She was the vice president of cloud security for Trend Micro before he left to run his own business full-time.
Dave Asprey Age
Asprey was born on 30 October 1973 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is 45 years old as of 2018.
Dave Asprey Wife
Asprey is married to a physician Lana Asprey. The couple met at an anti-aging conference. The couple lives in Canada. He also spoken about how biohacking has positively impacted his sexual health.
Dave Asprey Bulletproof
In 2013, he founded Bulletproof 360, Inc. and founded Bulletproof Nutrition Inc. in 2014. He initially started the Bulletproof brand after developing Bulletproof Coffee.
He was a panelist at the “Hack Your Brain” event at South by Southwest in 2012. He had left his position at Trend Micro to run the Bulletproof companies by 2013.
Dave Asprey Bulletproof Coffee
Asprey posted the recipe for Bulletproof Coffee and details on the health benefits he experienced on his website while still working for Trend Micro. He developed low-mold coffee beans, oils, and supplements and started selling them on his website in 2011.
Asprey developed his Bulletproof Coffee recipe after traveling to Tibet and tasting yak-butter tea drinks. He then returned to the United States and experimented with buttered drink recipes and published the preparation for his buttered coffee drink on his blog in 2009.
He has also claimed that when used in combination with other “health hacks”, the coffee helped to boost his IQ score by more than 20 points. His company also claims that Bulletproof Coffee can aid cognition and trigger weight loss through ketosis.
Dave warns coffee drinkers to avoid mold toxins such as ochratoxin in coffee, which he claims “steals your mental edge and actually makes you weak.”
Dave Asprey Bulletproof Diet
Bulletproof diet developed and marketed by Asprey recommends eating foods high in fat, moderate in protein, and low in carbohydrates; the foundation is “Bulletproof Coffee”. The diet is made made with grass-fed unsalted butter and either coconut oil or medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) (Asprey sells both mixed MCT and pure caprylic acid MCT oils).
Dave Asprey Podcast
He runs a podcast, “Bulletproof Radio,” which had been downloaded more than 75 million times as of January 2019.
The goal of Bulletproof Nutrition is to enhance human performance.
Dave Asprey Books
Super Human: The Bulletproof Plan to Age Backward and Maybe Even Live Forever – 2019
Game Changers: What Leaders, Innovators, and Mavericks Do to Win at Life – 2018
Head Strong: The Bulletproof Plan to Activate Untapped Brain Energy to Work Smarter and Think Faster-in Just Two Weeks Dave Asprey – 2017
Bulletproof: The Cookbook: Lose Up to a Pound a Day, Increase Your Energy, and End Food Cravings for Good Dave Asprey – 2015
The Bulletproof Diet: Lose Up to a Pound a Day, Reclaim Energy and Focus, Upgrade Your Life – 2014
Bullet Proof Diet 3. 0: Eat Well Live Well and Increase Your IQ Dave Asprey – 2013
Upgraded Chef: 12 Core Recipes to Supercharge Your Body & Brain Dave Asprey – 2012
Dave Asprey Biohacking
Asprey is a bio-hacker, he defines it as the use of “science, biology, and self-experimentation to take control of and upgrade your body, your mind and your life,” or “the art and science of becoming superhuman.” He speaks of it as an empoerement, Wearable devices become increasingly sophisticated, even those of us who aren’t wealthy and who aren’t scientists have the ability to turn our bodies’ confusing signals into clean, personalized data.
Dave Asprey Net Worth
After building a multimillion-dollar company around his DIY-approach to biology. Asprey is worth millions of dollars though the exact amount is not yet revealed.
Dave Asprey Blog
Asprey has a blog The Bulletproof Blog to encourage the free exchange of ideas. To visit Asprey’s blog, click here.
Dave Asprey Nootropics
Modafinil (Provigil), armodafinil (Nuvigil), and adrafinil – focus, motivation, clarity, memory
Nicotine – focus, mood, motivation
Amphetamine (Adderall) – focus…but with high risk and several drawbacks
Forskolin & artichoke extract – memory, focus, learning
L-theanine – calm alertness, reaction time, mental endurance
Bacopa Monnieri – attention, mood, stress, memory
Unfair Advantage – energy, clarity
KetoPrime – energy, stress
NeuroMaster – memory and focus
Headstrong Dave Asprey
In Head Strong, Asprey shows us that all of this is possible—and more. Using his simple lifestyle modifications (or “hacks”) to take advantage of how the structure of your brain works, readers will learn how to take their mental performance to the next level. Combining the latest findings in neuroscience and neurobiology with a hacker-inspired “get it done now” perspective, Asprey offers a program structured around key areas of brain performance that will help you:
- Power the brain with exactly what it needs to perform at its best all day long
- Eliminate the sources of “kryptonite,” both nutritional and environmental, that make the brain slower.
- Supercharge the cellular powerhouses of our brains, the mitochondria, to eliminate cravings and turn up mental focus.
- Reverse inflammation to perform better right now, then stay sharp and energized well into your golden years.
- Promote neuron growth to enhance processing speed and reinforce new learning—hotwiring your brain for success.
Asprey’s easy to follow, two-week program offers a detailed plan to supercharge brain performance, including: which foods to eat and which ones to avoid, how to incorporate the right kinds of physical activity into your day, a detox protocol for your home and body; meditation and breathing for performance, recommended brain-boosting supplements; and how to adjust the lighting in your home and work space to give your brain the quality light it thrives on.