B. Jeffrey Madoff

(He/him) People’s Light debut. Madoff began his career in fashion, becoming one of the top 10 designers in the US before switching careers to film and video production. He has directed award-winning documentaries, and web content for clients around the world, including Ralph Lauren, Tiffany, and Radio City Music Hall. Madoff is an Adjunct Professor at Parsons School of Design, and his bestselling book, Creative Careers: Making a Living with Your Ideas, is based on the class he teaches. He has been a featured speaker at Wharton School, Princeton University, NYU Steinhardt, Google Next, and South by Southwest Brazil on the topics of creating a brand and creativity. He is on the Board of Advisors for Artolution, a global organization that is focused on developing local leaders in the arts to use collaborative art-making as a tool for communities to share their stories with the world. Madoff graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin with degrees in philosophy and psychology. He was also on the wrestling team, which, combined with his academic studies, prepared him for a life in the theater business.