George Zaidan co-hosts CNBC’s new hit TV series, Make Me a Millionaire Inventor. He created, writes, and hosts National Geographic’s webseries Ingredients; and he co-writes and directs MIT’s webseries Science Out Loud. He has also developed, written, and hosted shows for TED-Ed, The Weather Channel, and The Pentagon Channel. His videos have been viewed millions of times and his work has been featured in Forbes, The Boston Globe, NPR’s The Salt, NBC’s Cosmic Log, Science, Business Insider, and Gizmodo. George holds an S.B. in Chemistry from MIT, where he won the F.D. Greene Teaching Award. He is a New Media Consortium Emerging Leader and Khan Academy Talent Search Winner.
George advises businesses and nonprofits on media strategy, and served as a trustee of the Washington International School. He is a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Education and a member of the American Chemical Society. George is also an avid rock climber, former single-digit-handicap golfer, beginning tennis player, and recreational cook.
George’s 2016 hosting & writing reel:
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