Peter Hoffman

California, USA

Education Tech, All

Founder and CEO, J Leaders, Former Manager @ Apple's Education initiatives


Peter Hoffman - Peter is Founder and CEO of J Leaders. J Leaders inspires Jewish young professionals to grow their leadership capacity, connect with like-minded peers, and create a stronger more vibrant Jewish community. J Leaders successfully launched its inaugural 9-month Leadership Academy in 2020-2021.

Peter is a builder of people, organizations, and communities. Throughout his career, he has focused on founding and building initiatives and organizations that leverage innovative technology to positively impact individuals, non-profits, universities, and companies.

Previously, Peter served as vice president of marketing for Motion Solutions. His responsibilities included all aspects of marketing, including brand, advertising, community relations, creative, digital marketing, external communications, analytics, partner relations, and public relations. Prior to coming to Motion Solutions, Peter was vice president of sales and marketing for the R.M. Hoffman Company.

Peter worked at Apple over an eight-year period, developing and managing national leadership and advocacy programs for U.S. higher education. At Apple, he managed the Apple University Education Forum and the Apple Digital Campus innovation project.
Earlier in his career he served in community college management roles, as executive director of the Ohlone College Foundation and vice president of marketing and events for the Community College Foundation. Peter sits on the boards of several Silicon Valley community non-profits, including the Jewish High Tech Community (JHTC) and the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Jewish Silicon Valley. He holds an undergraduate degree in political science and economics from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from San Jose State University.