ViSalus' Body by Vi™ Challenge is the #1 weight-loss and fitness Challenge platform in North America's rewarding those with the best 90-day transformations with over $25 Million each year in earned free products, prizes and vacations.
VISALUS™ IS THE COMPANY BEHIND THE BODY BY VI™ 90-DAY CHALLENGE
The Body by Vi™ Challenge; is an extension of our work hard, play hard mentality, fueled by a vibrant community with a common goal to leave the world a better (and healthier) place than we found it. To us, it's not business, it's personal.
Co-founder of ViSalus, Blake Mallen.
Blake Mallen is a Co-Founder and the Chief Marketing Officer of ViSalus™. Blake has pioneered the groundbreaking marketing strategies that have propelled ViSalus into previously unexplored technological and financial industry territory. Under Blake's direction, ViSalus was awarded the Direct Selling News, 2012 Bravo Growth Award for over 600% revenue growth in 2011.
Blake lives what he sells at ViSalus. He has completed his own personal Body by Vi™ 90-Day Challenges, such as packing on over 20 pounds of lean muscle, fighting in a nationally sanctioned Jiu Jitsu tournament and competing in an Olympic distance triathlon.
Prior to co-founding ViSalus, Blake was the youngest top producer at a multi-million dollar telecommunications company. Blake studied political science and psychology at the University of California, San Diego.
Co-founder of ViSalus, Ryan Blair.
Ryan Blair is a Co-Founder and the Chief Executive Officer of ViSalus™. Ryan provides company-wide vision and leadership as he guides ViSalus toward unprecedented growth. He led the union between ViSalus and Blyth Inc., a billion dollar company with nearly 20 years experience in the global direct selling industry. Ryan has been featured in articles in The Financial Times, Forbes, Men's Health, The Wall Street Journal and Entrepreneur magazine.
Prior to co-founding ViSalus in 2005, Ryan created six enterprises, starting with computer support firm 24/7 Tech, which he established in 1998 at the age of 19. Pioneering the wireless broadband industry, he oversaw the merger between his second start-up, SkyPipeline, and NextWeb in 2004 in a $25 million transaction. Through his technology company, PathConnect, he eventually served on boards of companies such as SkiSpace, Make The Difference Network, FragMob and SolutionX.
Ryan is the author of The New York Times bestseller 'Nothing to Lose, Everything to Gain.'
Co-founder of ViSalus, Nick Sarnicola.
Nick Sarnicola is a Co-Founder and Global Ambassador of ViSalus™. Nick travels North America, promoting The Challenge with his wife Ashley, and supporting his team of passionate Body by Vi™ 90-Day Challenge Promoters. He also stars in "The Pyramid Thing," a reality series about The Challenge.
Previously, Nick served as the company's Chief Sales Officer until January 2010. When ViSalus launched the Body by Vi Challenge, Nick chose to prove the potential of what he saw as the perfect network marketing opportunity. He resigned as Chief Sales Officer and enrolled as a Body by Vi Challenge Promoter, moving up the ranks like any other person new to The Challenge.
Nick is the author of "Arrive by 25: What Your Parents & Professors Don't Know About Money."
This was a brief introduction on the founders of ViSalus as well as some of the core members who played an active role in moving up ViSalus on the pedestal it is currently standing on.