- Planet Erstwild - 20140214 - Mike Koenigs

MIke Koenigs with his beloved TeslaJames Moore talks at length with the enriching, engaging and highly successful Mike Koenigs, an entrepreneur's entrepreneur and cancer survivor with a whole lot of inspiration and knowledge to share. He lives off the grid in comfort and style and says anyone can be successful if they apply themselves and follow a few key principles.

Four-time #1 best-selling author, “2009 Marketer of the Year” winner, serial entrepreneur, filmmaker, speaker and patented inventor, Mike Koenigs is the CEO, “Chief Disruptasaurus” and Founder of Instant Customer and creator of “Author Expert Marketing Machines”, “Make, Market Launch IT” and “The Top Gun Consulting Toolkit”. His products and services have simplified and automated marketing for over 30,000 small businesses, authors, experts, speakers, coaches and consultants in more than 60 countries.

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Mike is a recent (2013) stage 3a cancer survivor, completing major surgery, 4 months of chemotherapy, 33 radiation treatments and is combining integrative, nutritional, alternative, energy therapies, transcendental and zazen meditation on his road to wellness.

His vision and goal is to create 1,000,000 entrepreneurs in his lifetime in both the developed and developing world. An active philanthropist, Mike has raised over $1.1mm for the “Just Like My Child” foundation, a non-profit 501c3 organization that provides education, microfinance, microcredit, entrepreneurship, girls education and legal rights in Uganda and Senegal.

Mike’s companies have produced ten consecutive online product launches with the largest grossing over $9.1 million dollars in one week. In a single “direct to camera” webcast, Mike produced over $3.1 million dollars in sales in one day. His celebrity and bestselling author clients have included Paula Abdul, Tony Robbins, Peter Diamandis, Debbie Ford, John Assaraf from “The Secret”, Brian Tracy, Jorge Cruise, Dan Kennedy & Harvey MacKay.

Mike produced the award-winning feature film “Bill’s Gun Shop”, distributed by Warner Brothers and the feature documentary, “Life With Tesla” about going all-solar and gasoline-free with an electric car. He’s appeared in Inc., Success Magazine, Fortune and on ABC, NBC and Fox Networks.

Originally from Minnesota, Mike lives in San Diego, CA with his wife and son. He loves the ocean, is an avid boater and plays the “didgeridoo.”