Geoffrey Stern – Founder & CEO
Inventor and creator of meaningful new ways for people and brands to communicate using self-playing audio and video and other battery-powered media playback technologies. Stern has a number of issued and pending patents in the field of multimedia sentiment expression and publishing. Prior to founding Voice Express, Geoffrey ran a company that manufactured modular fire suppression systems for data and communication centers based on another of his patents. Geoff graduated from Columbia University and worked briefly under a technology analyst on Wall Street before he became a serial entrepreneur. Stern is currently working on integrating voice recognition capabilities into self-playing media both by integration with smart speakers as well as smart speaker in-print.
Since 2010, Geoffrey has also served as the President of PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc. a New York-based public charity founded in 1922 by Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis to enable the direct distribution of funds to approved charitable organizations in Israel. The organization distributes over $100 million per year.