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Jeff Hoffman

Jeff Hoffman

Award-winning global Entrepreneur, Speaker, Humanitarian.

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. 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 CEO of Driving Force Enterprises, 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 worldwide. He is  the Chairman of the Global Entrepreneurship Network, which works with entrepreneurs in 180 countries,  as well as being a founding board member of The Unreasonable Group, whose startup companies have  operations in 185 countries and have raised over $4 billion in funding. He is also the Global Chairman of  Dream Tank, a worldwide youth problem solving network. Jeff supports the White House, the State  Department, United Nations, and similar organizations internationally on economic growth initiatives  and entrepreneurship programs.

Jeff is a frequent keynote speaker, having been invited to speak in over 60 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.

Jeff was honored with the Champion of Entrepreneurship Award from JP Morgan Chase, Citibank, and  Rising Tide Capital, as well as receiving the George Brown Award for International Cooperation from the US State Department. Jeff received the Commitment to Excellence Award from CitySummit in 2019, as  well as receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award and being inducted into the Entrepreneurs Hall of Fame  for his contributions to the field of entrepreneurship. He was also honored with the Best of the Best  Award from the national CEO association (Collegiate Entrepreneurship Organization).

Outside of the world of technology, Jeff has produced TV shows, has produced movies in Hollywood, has  produced musical events including concerts, tours, and charity events with such artists as Elton John,  Britney Spears, NSYNC, Boyz II Men, and others, and serves on numerous charity and non-profit boards.

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