Milan Schwarzkopf received his MSc and PhD from the Czech Technical University and MBA from Rochester Institute of Technology. Milan is also an accredited coach. He spent his working years as an (Interim) Senior Project and Program Manager on large scale, strategic, multimillion, complex, critical global projects (banks, telco operators, system integrators), managing large and global distributed/virtual multi-expert teams (EU, Asia, US). He also established three startups. Milan is known for living the Third Act experiences he writes about.

Like most responsible people, he had created a healthy financial nest egg to take him through his own retirement. And like most people, doing a fair amount of travel and treating his last third of his life like an extended vacation, he soon learned the secret to having an exciting and meaningful retirement being more than just financial security.