The Tim Ferriss Show

#678: Jake Muise — The Relentless Pursuit of Innovation, Quality, and Meaning



Brought to you by Shopify global commerce platform providing tools to start, grow, market, and manage a retail business; Eight Sleep’s Pod Cover sleeping solution for dynamic cooling and heating; and AG1 all-in-one nutritional supplement. Jake Muise (@mauinuivenison) is CEO at Maui Nui Venison, a company he co-founded in 2017 that works to balance invasive axis deer populations on the island of Maui, channeling that management into incredible nutrient-dense food. Maui Nui was selected for Fast Company’s “Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Agriculture of 2023,” and its venison has been served in restaurants across the country, including Alinea, The French Laundry, and Saison. Prior to Maui Nui, Jake was executive director of the Axis Deer Institute for 12 years, part of a two-decades-long project focused on axis deer and their long-term management in Hawai’i. Please enjoy!This episode is brought to you by Shopify! Shopify is one of my favorite platforms and one of my fa