In this week’s episode of Dubai Works, Richard Fitzgerald, founder of Augustus Media, publishers of Lovin Dubai, Lovin Saudi and SMASHI TV, interviewed Gary Blowers, Co-Founder & CEO – Switch & Co.
Switch & Co is a startup looking to disrupt the fitness & wellness industry, founded in Dubai in 2018, it has since launched to Hong Kong and is looking to expand in the US in future.
During the informative talk with Gary Blowers, the true Dubai entrepreneur spoke about his personal journey and how his trigger point led to him discovering as well as pursuing a career in what he’s truly passionate about. The Dubai based entrepreneur also brushed on the topic of how the novel virus is affecting the business side of things and what measures the Switch & Co app has taken to adapt during this global pandemic.
“You have to be fluent in your structure, have to be able to adapt… not just your structure but in your operations, your mindset, your physical operations. But the structure is vital.” – Gary Blowers
“It’s all about how we mobilize our vendor network to help them generate revenue, in ways in which they possibly couldn’t do themselves…”
During the podcast, Bowlers elaborates on the over the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the business and globally. He talks about the flip side of the virus and mentions how the disastrous 4 weeks has in many ways “heightened sense of awareness around health, well-being, fitness and overall hygiene, that overall adds up to wellness.”