Ep: 260 – Delivering Happiness with Peter Samuelson
On this episode of the Decision Hour we get to talk with Producer, Educator, Entrepreneur, Media Executive and Philanthropist, Mr. Peter Samuelson
Peter is the Co-Founder and President of First Star, (https://www.firststar.org)and CEO of PhilmCo Media llc,(https://www.philmcomedia.com) Mr. Samuelson is a serial pro-social entrepreneur.
We dive into Peter’s life as he shares his upbringing and how he got to where he is today. We discuss companies and foundations he has started over the years.
In 1982 he co-founded the Starlight Children’s Foundation; (https://www.starlight.org)by 1990 the positive psychological impact of Starlight seeded his next pro-social endeavor, Starbright World, (https://www.starbrightworld.org)in which he co-founded with Steven Spielberg, which he share a great story about their first meeting.
In 1999, Peter saw the formation of First Star, In 2005 recognizing that there is a homeless crisis in the United States, Peter creates, (EDAR) Everyone Deserves a Roof, (https://www.edar.org)take a listen as to what these units are, how they designed and how you can get involved.
In 2013, he launch’s ASPIRE, the Academy for Social Purpose in Responsible Entertainment. (http://aspirelab.squarespace.com/info/)
In the midst of all this Peter has produced 26 films and raised four children. Everyday he continues to fight for those less fortunate, chief among them America’s abused and neglected children. More about Mr. Peter Samuelson here: https://www.samuelson.la