Media Ecologist and Author
The Future of Men
Jack is a cultural, economic and technology visionary, award-winning documentary film producer and author. Jack is chairman and media ecologist at MyersBizNet, the home of MediaVillage.com -- the most extensive business-to-business content and relationship network serving the marketing, advertising, media and entertainment communities. MediaVillage includes the MediaBizBloggers native content thought leadership platform; Stuart Elliott Report; WomenAdvancing, an all-women’s dual-mentoring support group; 1stFive.com, a diversity outreach program; Legends & Leaders; Wall St. Speaks Out; Planet Ed and Lunch at Michael’s. Jack is the author of five books including his new book The Future of Men: Masculinity in the Twenty-First Century; Hooked Up Generation, winner of the International Book Award on Youth Issues; Reconnecting with Customers: Building Brands and Profits in The Relationship Age and Virtual Worlds: Rewiring Our Emotional DNA.
Jack is the recipient of the George Foster Peabody Award, won the Crystal Heart Award from the Heartland Film Festival, and has been nominated for both an Academy and Emmy Award for Best Documentary Feature. He has been presented a World Music Award and co-produced the GE Focus Forward Films documentary series with Morgan Spurlock’s cinelan group, in which he is a partner.
Jack’s career includes sales and management positions at CBS, ABC and Metromedia. He is Chairman of the Board of International Radio and Television Society (IRTS), a Board Member of the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University, and served on the Advisory Board for the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development at New York University where he studied Media Ecology with Dr. Neil Postman. He is also a board member of the TD Foundation, serving the veteran families impacted by the conflicts in Afghanistan and the Mideast, and of the John A. Reisenbach Foundation, which supports safety in New York City.