Jeff Sutphen has a great talent for creating shows that engage kids and their families, whether he is behind the camera or in front of an audience. As host of Family BrainSurge, Sutphen brings high-energy and laughs to the game show that tests contestants' and viewers' memory and concentration skills, while providing fun for the whole family. Sutphen has worked for several networks, including VH1, MTV and E! Entertainment. It was his role as a producer on Nickelodeon's "U-Pick Live" that propelled him into the world of television. After working on 400 episodes of "U-Pick Live," he produced numerous TeenNick spots and served as a producer on several other Nick shows. In addition, he created a music show for the college network, Zilo, which showcased alternative bands with live concert footage and interviews. Most recently, he wrote and co-created a preschool show for NickJr. Jeff Sutphen currently resides in Los Angeles, and continues to be a creative force behind innovative and exciting projects for kids and their families.