Christian Sommer
Founder and CEO

Christian started ZIDILIFE after a life changing trip to Africa.  The experience inspired him think more about his purpose. The importance of living adventurously and to do whatever he could to help make other people’s lives better. “ZIDI” is a Swahili word meaning Go Beyond, Become Greater, Do More, Grow, Keep Going.  After 12 years with a Fortune 100 technology company, he left to start ZIDILIFE. He is an outdoor fanatic. skier, triathlete, 2x Ironman, climbed Mt Kilimanjaro. Attended the University of Arizona with a degree in Finance and Marketing and lives in SF Bay Area with his wife and two amazing sons.

Fun Facts: He dove with Great White Sharks off Cape Town and got in trouble from the dive master for touching one of the shark fins through the cage.