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Jeff Hoffman

Entrepreneur – Speaker – Humanitarian

Jeff Hoffman is an award-winning global entrepreneur, proven CEO, worldwide motivational speaker, bestselling author, Hollywood film producer, producer of a Grammy Award-winning jazz album, and executive producer of an Emmy Award-winning television show. He is an Executive Producer and stars in the groundbreaking new TV series GOING PUBLIC, where viewers worldwide can invest in the startups he mentors on-air. Throughout his career, Jeff has founded multiple startups, served as CEO of both public and private companies, and held senior executive roles across various capacities. His successful startup ventures include,, and more.

Jeff chairs the Global Entrepreneurship Network, supporting entrepreneurs in 200 countries, and is a founding board member of The Unreasonable Group, whose portfolio companies have raised over $11 billion in funding and positively impacted more than one billion lives worldwide. He also serves on the Advisory Board of CEED Global (Centers for Entrepreneurship and Executive Development), promoting entrepreneurship in developing countries. Jeff has collaborated with the White House, the State Department, the United Nations, and similar organizations internationally on economic growth initiatives and entrepreneurship programs.

As the Managing Partner of Jeff Hoffman Advisory Services, he offers strategic consulting to teach exponential growth to business owners and entrepreneurs, along with innovation strategies to corporations and governments globally. Jeff sits on boards in the US, Europe, the Middle East, South America, Africa, and Asia, supporting entrepreneurs and small businesses worldwide. He is also the founder and CEO of World Youth Horizons, a non-profit organization that provides homes, schools, food, and healthcare to children in need globally.

A frequent keynote speaker, Jeff has been invited to over 70 countries to discuss innovation, entrepreneurship, and business leadership. He is the author of SCALE, a how-to guide for growing businesses, and regularly conducts innovation workshops for major corporations.

Jeff is a featured business expert on Fox News, Fox Business, CNN, CNN International, Bloomberg News, CNBC, ABC, NPR, and in publications such as Forbes, Inc., Time, Fast Company, the Wall Street Journal, and more.

Recently, Jeff received a Humanitarian Award from Disney and Be Great, a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Los Angeles Tribune for his business and philanthropic efforts, the Champion of Entrepreneurship Award from JP Morgan Chase, Citibank, and Rising Tide Capital, the George Brown Award for International Cooperation from the US State Department, the Commitment to Excellence Award from CitySummit, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the national CEO association (Collegiate Entrepreneurship Organization). He was also inducted into the Entrepreneurs Hall of Fame for his contributions to entrepreneurship and honored with the Best of the Best Award.

Beyond technology, Jeff has produced TV shows, movies in Hollywood, and musical events, including concerts, tours, and charity events with artists like Elton John, Britney Spears, NSYNC, Boyz II Men, among others. He serves on numerous charity and non-profit boards.