PhD, Engineering and Informatics, University of Galway (Ireland)
MS, International Business and Entrepreneurship, University of Limerick (Ireland)
BS, Exercise and Sport Science, Penn State
Dr. Ted Vickey is a Professor at multiple Universities teaching classes in fitness management, wellness entrepreneurship, disruptive health technologies, professional ethics, and social media and health.
In addition to his teaching, he is the Founder & President of FitWell, Inc., a fitness consulting company specializing in innovation and emerging technology in the wellness and fitness industry. He is the senior advisor for fitness technology and an emeritus member of the Board of Directors for the American Council on Exercise. He served as the Senior Advisor for Disruptive Health Technologies at the Canyon Ranch Institute.
From 1994-2005, Ted was the Executive Director of the White House Athletic Center, the fitness center serving the fitness, health, and wellness needs of the staff at the President's Executive Office under the Clinton and Bush administrations. He has consulted with companies and organizations such as the White House, Department of Commerce, Securities and Exchange Commission, Fruit of the Loom, TSA, Sylvania, and Allied Irish Bank.
Dr. Vickey lives in Southern California, where he frequently plays golf, tinkers with fitness and health gadgets, and takes long walks along the beach for outdoor physical activity. He is the Media Center Chair for the Farmers Insurance Open PGA golf tournament, has worked at eleven British Opens, and was the 2021 US Open Co-Chair for Marshal Services.