Bill Weber is an award-winning writer and graphicdesigner working for non-profits that improve the lives of families around the world.
He is the former president of the American Academy of Children's Entertainment and holds leadership roles in the Los Angeles chapter of the Children's Media Association, the L.A. Guild of Puppetry, and Screenwriters and Actors of Hollywood.
His Broadway credits include work on the musicals Smile, Jean Seberg, and That's Not Tango. In Hollywood, Bill has designed for I'll Be Next Door for Christmas (the first investment crowd-funded movie in the U.S.) and other indie films. For TV, Bill was Executive Producer for Music City Tonight's Salute to Children's Entertainment and has developed a number of educational media concepts.
He was privileged to be mentored by Marvin Hamlisch, Shari Lewis, and John Burstein (also known as Slim Goodbody). He is the author of three children's books and holds a patent for a promotional picnic basket.
After studying art and architecture at Parsons School of Design, he began his career in publishing, rising to become the publisher of magazines in the parenting, entertainment and advertising industries.
Bill is most proud of being the parent of two Latinx children adopted from Colombia, South America. He is committed to building a world where people are celebrated for the contributions they make, not judged by their racial or cultural backgrounds.