Born in Newton, Massachusetts, Jake Resnicow got his start as a Nightlife Editor for EDGE magazine. He was the first to launch Matinée to the U.S. with world-class events at Governors Island, Universal Studios Orlando, Cowabunga Bay WaterPark, and Winter Party, among others.
He has since become one of the world's leading event producers, with his focus on extravagant production as well as the guest experience making sure that each event always retains a personal touch. In 2018, he was honored as one of the OUT100 Most Influential LGBTQ People of the Year. His Pride Festivals in New York, Miami, Las Vegas and Los Angeles are spectacles, combining elaborate theatrical sets and A-list talent.
Jake has made a name for himself as a party-giving philanthropist, producing some of the most prestigious fundraiser events for organizations including Life Ball, Trevor Project, The White Party Gala, Ali Forney Center, Lambda Legal and It Gets Better.