Mike Reiss is one of the main speakers at the Toronto World Leadership Forum. He is a man who spreads happiness everywhere he goes.
Mike Reiss is an American television comedy writer and author. He is known worldwide for writing and producing the animated series “The Simpsons”.
Reiss studied at Harvard University and roomed with future “The Simpsons” collaborator, Al Jean. This is the period when he focused his attention on comedy. Reiss became co-president of the “Harvard Lampoon”, a long-running humor magazine. After graduation, he wrote for the humor magazine “National Lampoon”, and soon after, he began collaborating on various television projects.
Mike Reiss has won four Emmys and a Peabody Award during his twenty- six years writing for “The Simpsons”. He ran the show in Season 4, which Entertainment Weekly called “the greatest season of the greatest show in history”. Moreover, in 2006, Reiss received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Animation Writers Caucus.
Mike Reiss also co-created the animated series “The Critic”. He created and wrote the webtoon “Queer Duck” and has contributed to numerous film screenplays like “Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs”, “The Simpsons Movie”, and “My Life in Ruins”.
Mike Reiss wrote jokes for comedy legends as Johnny Carson, Joan Rivers, Garry Shandling. Moreover, he contributed to the charitable group Joke with the Pope, writing jokes for Pope Francis. Because of this, in 2015, Pope Francis declared him “A Missionary of Joy”.
Mike Reiss has published seventeen children’s books and won an Edgar Award for the mystery story “Cro-Magnon P.I”.He also wrote romantic comedy plays, that had a big success
Reiss has known success because of his passion, talent, polished comedy writing and hard work.
The Toronto World Leadership Forum invites everyone to come and discover a great man with experience, who became a global champion of joy and positive changing. He will share his life experience and give some valuable advice on his career and success. Join us and find out a great success story.