Dan Buettner

Founder and CEO

Blue Zones




Dan Buettner works to transform the health of America. The Minnesota native coined the concept of “blue zones,” areas where residents live incredibly long lives. In 2009, he helped Albert Lea apply blue-zone principles that slashed city worker health claims. Since then, he’s taken that model to other cities, written a best-selling book and been featured in a TED talk. Buettner clearly won’t stop until everyone is living longer.