AJ Tesler is an award winning television, film and new media producer who has created over 1,000 hours of content. He founded the Independent Television Festival, now in its 11th year and oversaw its growth into the premier festival in the world for independently produced television pilots, mobile content and web series. AJ has produced tv and new media content for VH1, History Channel, CBS, MTV and Sony in addition to creating content for some of the internet’s biggest stars. His event planning experience, entertainment relationships and social media expertise will be an asset to the Rett Syndrome Research Trust in the search for a cure. For the last two years AJ has chaired the Hope for Hannah & Gaby – Reverse Rett LA Gala auction. He and his family have been a key part of making the gala the most successful fundraising event for Rett research in the world.
AJ lives in Los Angeles with his wife Jenny and daughter, Magnolia, who has Rett Syndrome. They create weekly videos about Rett Syndrome on their YouTube Channel and donate the revenue from the channel to RSRT.