March 7, 2017: Editor’s note—Due to a family emergency, Jeff Hoffman’s Kīpapa lecture has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Jeff Hoffman

Jeff Hoffman will be the featured speaker at the Kīpapa i ke ala Lecture on March 9, 5 p.m. at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Campus Center Ballroom. He will be presenting his talk, entitled “Keys to Success for Entrepreneurs.”

Hoffman is a successful entrepreneur, CEO, worldwide motivational speaker and film and music producer. As an entrepreneur, he has contributed to multiple startups including, CTI and ColorJar.

Hoffman is a frequent keynote speaker on innovation, entrepreneurship and business leadership, and is the co-author of the book SCALE, a how-to guide for growing your business. He also teaches innovation workshops to major corporations on a regular basis.

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

Outside of the world of technology, Hoffman has produced movies and concerts for such artists as Elton John, Britney Spears and NSYNC, and serves on numerous charity and non-profit boards.

About the Kipapa i ke ala Lecture series

The Kipapa i ke ala Lecture is free and open to the public.

The series is sponsored by the Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship at the Shidler College of Business, and is made possible by John and Franci Davidson and the Emmett R. Quady Foundation.

Go to Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship website for additional information and to register online.