He travels the world making STEM cool.
Recently named Forbes 30 Under 30 in Education, Justin Shaifer aka “Mr. Fascinate” is the award-winning Science Communicator, TV Host, producer and STEMbassador on a mission to make science cool.
As the Founder of Fascinate Media, Justin is turbo-charging STEM education through immersive content using cutting-edge technologies like 3D effects, virtual production and Generative AI at his LA-based studio space, Fascinate House. His content has reached millions via hosted and produced shows with major networks such as PBS Digital Studios, ABC News and Hulu, while creating edu-taining branded content for companies such as LinkedIn, Chevy Nvidia and Intuit.
Driven by his own life experience growing up in a single-parent home on the South Side of Chicago, Justin is dedicated to giving back to the community. He leverages his social media influence to create impactful STEM education projects, including the STEM Success Summit, a global conference attended by thousands of diverse STEM professionals.
Justin’s active speaking career, which exploded after a popular TEDx talk about Generation Z, has earned him keynote opportunities for corporate stakeholders, students, and educators around the world. His keynotes, ranging from “AI and The Future of Work” and “How to Win the War on Information with Science” to “How to Lead Gen Z,” are lauded for their thought-provoking insights and fresh perspectives on Media, STEM, and innovation.
To date, Justin’s work has reached millions of students, educators, and corporate stakeholders, and has been featured in Forbes, NBC News, Yahoo Finance, AfroTech, and more. He has been recognized as a LinkedIn Top Voice in Technology, cementing his status as a leader who is reshaping the landscape of science and technology education with his innovative approach.