About the Author
Eric Soehngen, MD, PhD, FAWM is a board certified physician, researcher and company owner. Medically, he is dedicated to researching the health effects of lack of exercise in the workplace. He is considered the founder and inventor of the "work and walk" concept. In 2017, together with co-founder Frank Ackermann, he launched the company WALKOLUTION - the world's first medical research-based active workplace solution that enables users to keep moving naturally while they work. Together with renowned experts in the fields of ergonomics, evolutionary biology and the life sciences, he develops concepts for medical and neurocognitive optimized workplaces. He believes that movement is a fundamental right of man and that it needs to be recognized as a medical necessity. As a mountaineer and trail runner, he finds his personal dose of exercise in the Alps of his Bavarian home.