DANIEL H. JENTZEN
FOUNDER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Daniel H. Jentzen is a Lighting Designer, Neuroscientist, and Teacher. He has created lighting for over 600 plays, musicals, concerts, and special events including Oprah, Hillary Clinton, Stephen Hawking, LL Cool J, Alison Krauss, Aziz Ansari, Conan O’Brien, En Vogue, Christine Ebersole, Kelli O'Hara, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Vice Media, Google, and the Walt Disney Corporation.
Daniel also conducts research in multisensory perception, exploring the unique power of the arts in the human mind. He teaches lighting design at Boston Arts Academy and Salem State University. He is Director of Education Outreach at High Output, Inc.
He founded Brighter Boston in May 2013 to give teenagers something they weren't getting anywhere else: a sense of belonging in the real world.
Daniel holds a BFA in Drama from Carnegie Mellon and an Ed.M in Educational Neuroscience from Harvard University.