For Life on Purpose Episode #81, my guest is Christopher Plowman, CEO of Insight Timer, the most popular meditation Timer in the world. Home to more than 3 million meditators, Insight Timer is rated as the top free meditation app on the Android and iOS stores.
Christopher joined me for insightful conversation on Insight Timer, the challenges of maintaining his own meditation practice, the value of community to meditation, The Maharishi Effect, his past ventures in the start-up world and how Insight Timer is different, and the crucial importance of keeping the app free for everyone with no monthly subscriptions or lockdowns.
"How do you build a profitable company when you’re committed to a free product which costs millions of dollars a year to run?"
NOTE FROM GREG: I've personally been using Insight Timer nearly every day since early 2014; it's easily my favorite and most valuable app, which is why I was excited to have this conversation with Christopher!
About Insight Timer:
The Timer: Every day our community logs more than 50,000 hours of meditation.
7,461 free Guided Meditations: Every day our community spends more than 6,000 hours listening to guided meditations.
1,609 of the world's best meditation teachers: Every day our community connects with 1609 meditation teachers in 25 languages.
4,937 Groups: 3,000,000 meditators discussing topics from humour and compassion to spirituality and support.
3 million meditators: Every day we welcome more than 2,500 meditators to our community.
To learn more about Insight Timer, visit: https://insighttimer.com/.