B.J. Novak

B.J. Novak is perhaps best known for his work on NBC’s Emmy Award-winning comedy series The Office as an actor, writer, director, and executive producer. Novak’s acclaimed collection of short stories, One More Thing, was an immediate New York Times Best Seller in 2014, and was excerpted in The New Yorker and on This American Life.
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Benjamin Samuel Introducing B.J. Novak and Ben Greenman at 2016 5 Under 35 Celebration


B.J. Novak hosts the 2016 5 Under 35 Celebration

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B.J. Novak

B.J. Novak is perhaps best known for his work on NBC’s Emmy Award-winning comedy series The Office as an actor, writer, director, and executive producer. He is also known for his work as a standup comedian and for his performances in programs such as HBO’s The Newsroom and films such as Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds and Disney’s Saving Mr. Banks. He will next appear in The Founder alongside Michael Keaton.

Novak’s acclaimed collection of short stories, One More Thing, was an immediate New York Times Best Seller in 2014, and was excerpted in The New Yorker and on This American Life. His children’s book, The Book with No Pictures, has spent over one hundred weeks on The New York Times Best Sellers list, including 35 weeks at #1, and currently has over a million copies in print in 26 languages.

Novak is also the co-founder and chairman of li.st, which launched in October 2015.

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