Charles R. Scott, a National Geographic-featured adventurer, encourages people of all ages to challenge their limits. Author of Rising Son: A Father and Son's Bike Adventure across Japan about cycling the length of Japan over 67 days with his 8-year-old son, he gives keynotes and executive workshops about developing an adventurous mindset. Charles has cycled over 7,000 miles with his young children across Japan, Iceland, Europe and the U.S., and has been featured in media around the world. He is also a guide to disabled athletes, and in October 2014, guided the first blind runner to cross the Grand Canyon and back nonstop.
Prior to founding the Family Adventure Guy, Charles worked at Intel Corporation for 14 years in a variety of management positions. In his executive workshops, Charles offers ideas on using discomfort to your advantage, encourages informed risk taking, and shares “the secret to optimal performance.”