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J.J. Abrams

J.J. Abrams is a director, producer, and screenwriter. He’s the co-founder and co-CEO of Bad Robot Productions. He’s written, produced, and directed tv and film, including Felicity, Alias, Lost, Star Trek, and Star Wars.

“It’s about being relentless in trying to get to that magical thing. When you get the chills, you can’t deny it.”

— J.J. Abrams
Featured in these episodes:
J.J. Abrams, guest
June 15, 2021

You can’t predict your next a-ha moment — but you can create the circumstances for serendipity to happen. No one knows this better than J.J. Abrams, director, producer, screenwriter, and co-founder and co-CEO of Bad Robot Productions, behind some of the most successful TV series and films of the last 20 years, from Lost to Star Trek to the Star Wars sequel trilogy. J.J. explains how creativity and collaboration are things you cultivate, not conjure; and that making room for magic isn’t a luxury, it’s an essential part of entrepreneurship.