Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, California
September 16-19, 2019

A natural gem.

For 4 days, our community enjoyed the Pacific Coast, surfing, great wine, and even better company.

This central coast city, which sits on an idyllic stretch of coastline, has a Mediterranean-like climate that feels downright European.


the venue

The 2019 edition brought together 65 attendees and over 20 mentors at the Four Seasons Biltmore in beautiful Santa Barbara.

Santa Barbara 2019 Mentors

Bryan Meehan

CEO of Blue Bottle Coffee

Michele Promaulayko

Former Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan

Joe De Sena

Founder of Spartan Race

Shane Parrish

Founder of Farnam Street

Vanessa Van Edwards

Founder of Science of People

Tero Isokauppila

Founder of Four Sigmatic

Amber Rae

Bestselling Author

Kevin Lavelle

Founder of Mizzen+Main

Vickie Segar

Founder of Village Marketing

Craig Clemens

Co-Founder of Golden Hippo

Chelsea Yamase

Instagram Influencer

Brian Dean

Founder of the Backlinko

Mark Fisher

Founder of Mark Fisher Fitness

Nate Checketts

Co-Founder and CEO of Rhone

Adam Bornstein

Founder of Pen Name Consulting and Born Fitness

The Mentors


October 4-7, 2020

A mountain landscape unlike anything else in America -- this event’s location will bring us closer to nature.