Jeff Hoffman is a successful entrepreneur and motivational speaker. 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
companies, including Priceline.com. uBid.com, CTI, ColorJar, and more.
Today Jeff serves on the boards of companies in the US, Europe, South America, Africa, and Asia. He
supports entrepreneurs and small businesses on a worldwide basis, serving on the global advisory
boards of Global Entrepreneurship Week (supporting entrepreneurship in over 130 countries), the US
State Department’s GIST program (Global Innovation through Science and Technology, working in 49
emerging nations), the APEC Startup Initiative (the Asia Pacific Economic Council’s 21-member nation
association), and many others. He supports the White House, the State Department, USAID, and similar
organizations internationally on economic growth initiatives and entrepreneurship programs.
Jeff is a frequent keynote speaker, having been invited to speak in over 50 countries. He speaks on the topics of innovation, entrepreneurship, and business leadership, and is currently writing a book on how to scale a business, which will be published worldwide in the summer of 2014. 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.
Jeff received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the national CEO council for his contributions to the
field of entrepreneurship, as well as receiving the 2012 Champion of Entrepreneurship Award from JP
Morgan Chase, Citibank, and Rising Tide Capital.
Outside of the world of technology, Jeff has produced movies in Hollywood, has produced musical
events including concerts, tours, and charity events with such artists as Elton John, Britney Spears,
NSYNC, and others, and serves on numerous charity and non-profit boards.