People are the Answer

People Are the Answer is the podcast on social entrepreneurship. Tune in as serial entrepreneur and philanthropist Jeffrey M. Zucker chats with innovators in social impact on their journeys to creating transformational change Along the way, you’ll discover these entrepreneurs’ journeys in philanthropy, business, advocacy — and life.

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Latest Episodes

S3E10 (episode 30): Dr. Michael Barnes on teaching, ed tech, and investing part of your rent, and more…

In this episode, Michael and Jeffrey discuss his journey from teacher to founder, exiting TeacherTalent, starting Viva, and his incredible learnings along the way…major discussion of Viva Fund begins...

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S3E9 (episode 29): Todd Rose on individuality and collective illusions

In this episode, Todd and Jeffrey discuss going from failing out of high school to a Harvard professor, collective illusions, the importance of social trust, and much more… Watch...

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S3E8 (episode 28): Justin Kahn on the importance of of a legal defense plan and more

In this episode, Justin and Jeffrey discuss Justin’s career journey, growing up adjacent to the VA system, the process of starting and exiting telehealth company TruClinic, his current endeavors...

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Behind The Mic

Jeffrey M. Zucker

Show Host

Jeffrey M. Zucker was born and raised in Charleston, SC and currently resides in Denver, CO. He graduated from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business. His entrepreneurial endeavors have taken him into real estate, film production, graphic design, cannabis and more.

His business decisions are not only about making a profit, but also—inspired by his late father’s mission of Tikkun Olam (repair of the world), Jeffrey is moved by a goal to improve the lives of others however he can.

Jeffrey is a member of the board of directors at Marijuana Policy Project and is an active drug policy and criminal justice reform advocate.

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Tune in every Wednesday as we introduce you to a leading innovator in social impact. Our episodes feature key entrepreneurs, social workers, social justice leaders and more. 

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