A Visionary Entrepreneur: Bridging The Chasm Between Business Savvy And Humanitarian Aspirations

GOOD Fellows AWARD Recipient, 2023
GOOD Fellows #2023

“Jeff Hoffman’s entrepreneurial spirit, combined with his heart for global development, embodies the epitome of the GOOD Fellows Awards. His dedication to merging business excellence with humanitarian outreach has not only inspired budding entrepreneurs but has also left an indelible mark on our global society.”

Lakshmi Narayanan,
Chairman, Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute

Jeff Hoffman is an award-winning global entrepreneur, proven CEO. worldwide motivational speaker, bestselling author, Hollywood film producer, a 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. a show where viewers worldwide can invest in the startups that Jeff is mentoring on the air. In his career, he has been the founder of multiple startups, he has been the CEO of both public and private compa­nies, and he has served as a senior executive in many capacities. Jeff has been part of a number of well-known successful startups, including­, and more. 

Jeff is the Chairman of the Global Entrepreneurship Network, which works with entrepreneurs in 200 coun­tries, as well as being a founding board member of The Unreasonable Group, whose portfolio companies have raised over $71 billion in funding and have positively impacted more than one billion lives worldwide. He is also on the Advisory Board of CEED Global, the Centers for Entrepreneurship and Executive Development, teach­ing entrepreneurship globally in developing countries. Jeff has supported the White House, the State Depart­ment, the United Nations, and similar organizations internationally on economic growth initiatives and entre­preneurship programs.

Jeff is the Managing Partner of Jeff Hoffman Advisory Services, a strategic consulting firm that teaches expo­nential growth to business owners and entrepreneurs, as well as teaching innovation strategies to corporations and governments worldwide. Jeff serves on the boards of companies in the US, Europe, the Middle East, South America, Africa, and Asia. He supports entrepreneurs and small businesses on a worldwide basis. Jeff is also the founder and CEO of World Youth Horizons. a non-profit organization providing homes. schools. food. and health care to children in need around the globe.

Jeff is a frequent keynote speaker, having been invited to speak in over 70 countries. He speaks on the topics of innovation, entrepreneurship, and business leader­ship, and is the author of the book SCALE, a how-to guide for growing your business. Jeff also teaches innovation workshops to major corporations on a regular basis. 

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