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Mentoring Young Leaders

Watch ThreeEQ CEO and Chief Mentor Jason Ma’s keynote speech and Q&A on “Preparing Your Children For Middle/High School, College, Career, and Personal Success” in a packed room of high-achieving, inspired, and enlightened parents who are successful C-suite/senior leaders in their fields. This event was enthusiastically sponsored and organized by the Harvard Business School Association of Northern California and co-sponsored by the alumni clubs of Harvard, Stanford GSB, UC Berkeley Haas, and Wharton in SF/Silicon Valley. 

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ABOUT JASON MA

  • Preeminent Mentor & Acclaimed Author of Young Leaders 3.0
  • Boardroom/C-Suite Advisor & Global Business Rainmaker
  • Leading Member of the Business 20 (B20) with the G20
  • Founder, CEO & Chief Mentor of ThreeEQ

Jason Ma 馬良傑 is an influential G20 business and education leader, preeminent success coach and mentor to next-generation and executive leaders, boardroom/C-suite advisor, global business rainmaker, acclaimed author, and sought-after speaker and masterclass leader. 

Ma is Founder, CEO, and Chief Mentor of ThreeEQ, a premier global business, leadership, career, university admissions, family, and personal success consulting firm. ThreeEQ helps select enterprises, high-net-worth families, and both elder and Millennial/Gen Z leaders to achieve, grow, and succeed at the highest levels. He is the acclaimed author of Young Leaders 3.0: Stories, Insights, and Tips for Next-Generation Achievers and is a renowned Forbes contributor (2011-6) with over 1 million views. As a sought-after orator, Ma consistently captivates, educates, and inspires audiences worldwide to reflect and act towards increasing their ROI and positive transformation, if not transcendence.

Through the G20 presidencies in Australia, Turkey, China, Germany, and currently Argentina, Ma has served as a leading member of the Business 20 (B20), contributing on the foremost Employment and Education Task Force. Ma pays particular attention to the Future of Work, Talent, Education, and the impact of AI and Digital Transformation. As the private sector’s voice of the G20 community, the B20 leads engagement with and makes policy recommendations to the G20 governments, capturing the attention of the Presidents and Prime Ministers and impacting billions of people. He is also a World Chinese Investment and Economic Forum Global Advisory Council member, a DC Finance Family Office Conference Steering Committee member, and a NYTimes Higher Ed Leaders Forum delegate. Ma is a former APEC CEO Summit delegate and Pacific Basin Economic Council member, and has been a Forbes Global CEO Conference delegate for 8 years.

Ma’s perspective has been enhanced by over 3 decades of seasoned operating and entrepreneurial experience in innovative technology, education, and expert industries—with more than 2 million miles of world travels to over 40 countries across Asia Pacific, Europe/Israel, and the Americas. Ma had successfully made deals with hundreds of enterprises; co-built leading tech companies (IPO or M&A); counseled numerous young high-achievers on leadership, elite college admissions, career, and personal success; and co-founded, invested in, and exited astutely from a few IT, edtech, and education services companies.

Ma holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from UC Berkeley College of Engineering. He and his wife are joyful parents of two happy, high-achieving daughters. In the Ma family (playfully, the “MAfia”), Ma values unconditional love, high standards on what matters, and humor.

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Jason Ma 馬良傑 is Founder, CEO and Chief Mentor of ThreeEQ Inc., a premier global business, leadership, career, university, admissions, education, family, and personal success consulting firm. Ma believes that most people have yet to unleash their full potential. His sage advice, guidance, and network have effected many to achieve great outcomes in their own life stages and to move towards becoming the best version of themselves. Ma leads ThreeEQ to help select enterprises, high-net-worth families, and both older and young leaders to win, grow, and succeed at next levels like never before.

Worldwide, Ma serves as not only a preeminent success coach and mentor to executive and next-generation leaders but also a trusted boardroom/C-suite advisor and global business rainmaker. In addition, Ma is a sought-after keynote speaker and masterclass leader who captivates, educates, and inspires audiences to reflect and act towards increasing their ROI and positive transformation, if not transcendence.

Ma is the acclaimed author of Young Leaders 3.0: Stories, Insights, and Tips for Next-Generation Achievers. He is a renowned Forbes contributor on leadership, entrepreneurship, education, and elite university admissions during 2011-6 with over 1 million views. His work has been featured in various top media, including Forbes, CNBC Asia (Managing Asia), Business Rockstars, Fast Company, Channel NewsAsia. His applied research complements his mission to help make the world a wealthier, happier, and emotionally healthier place.

Through the G20 presidencies in Australia, Turkey, China, Germany, and currently Argentina, Ma has served as a leading member of the Business 20 (B20), contributing on the foremost Employment and Education Task Force. Ma pays particular attention to the Future of Work, Talent, Education, and the impact of AI and Digital Transformation. He also contributed to the SMEs Cross-thematic Group at B20 Germany. As the private sector’s voice of the G20 community, the B20 leads engagement with and makes policy recommendations to the G20 governments, capturing the attention of the Presidents and Prime Ministers and impacting billions of people.

Ma is also a World Chinese Investment and Economic Forum speaker and Global Advisory Council member, a DC Finance Family Office Conference speaker and Steering Committee member, and a NYTimes Higher Ed Leaders Forum delegate. Ma is a former APEC CEO Summit delegate and Pacific Basin Economic Council member, and has been a Forbes Global CEO Conference delegate for eight years since 2015.

In addition, Jason Ma is deeply involved in developing both Western and Asian next-generation leaders as a remarkably inspiring, effective, and trusted C-suite, executive, and young leaders’ success coach and mentor. By applying his own “3EQ” and “4S” success mentoring framework, Ma has personally guided 1-on-1 and transformed hundreds of older and young individuals not only to achieve key next-level goals and become or rise as successful leaders in business or in school, but also to move towards becoming the best version of themselves and reach sustainable joy in their lives. Ma’s former students can be found running or working at renowned enterprises, nonprofits, and startups, working in government, and attending top schools (all eight Ivy League universities, Stanford, MIT, UC Berkeley, Oxford, etc.).

As a sought-after orator, Ma has consistently inspired and enlightened audiences at the World Chinese Economic Summit; Global China and India Business Meetings; Multinational Corporations; Family Office conferences in the US and Asia; High Net Worth private family groups; Stanford University, UC Berkeley, and INSEAD; Los Angeles Unified School District and other K-12 school districts; and other summits around the world. Most recently, Ma captivated and enlightened a packed audience of high-achieving parents and C-suite/senior executives as the keynote speaker on preparing young people for success at a special event enthusiastically sponsored by the Harvard Business School Association of Northern California and co-sponsored by the alumni clubs of Harvard, Stanford GSB, UC Berkeley Haas, and Wharton in SF/Silicon Valley. Ma is honored to share the stage at times with former and current world leaders, billionaires/tycoons, and global 1000 CEOs.

Ma’s perspective has been enhanced by over three decades of seasoned operating and entrepreneurial experience in innovative technology, education, and expert industries—with more than 2 million miles of world travels to over 40 countries across Asia Pacific, Europe/Israel, and the Americas. Ma successfully made deals with hundreds of enterprises; co-built leading tech companies (IPO or M&A); counseled numerous young high-achievers on leadership, elite college admissions, career, and personal success; and co-founded, invested in, and exited astutely from a few IT, new media, edtech, and education services companies.

Jason Ma holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from UC Berkeley College of Engineering. Originally from Hong Kong, Ma is multicultural, is fluent in Cantonese, and speaks Mandarin. SF Bay Area residents, he and his wife are joyful parents of two happy, high-achieving daughters. In the Ma family (playfully, the “MAfia”), Ma values unconditional love, high standards on what matters, and humor.


You can gain more insight into Jason Ma’s passions and capabilities for your organization from our People page.

 

TOPICS

Jason Ma is sought after as an insightful and inspiring keynote speaker, masterclass leader, panelist, moderator, and boardroom advisor in the world theater. In addition to the topics below, he is delighted to customize topics for your audience. He can lead a masterclass or two on the “how-to” and related topics as well.

Global Business, Technology, Digital Economy, Geopolitics, and Cultural Trends and Developments

  • The Future of Work and Talent: What You Need to Know and How to Advance
  • Employment, Education, AI/Digital Transformation, and Industry 4.0 Trends in G20 Economies
  • Technology Industry Growth Trends and Insights: West (Silicon Valley) Meets East (Asia/China)
  • Asia/China and International Business Growth Strategies and Roadmaps in Turbulent Times
  • Inside the Diverse Cultures & Mindsets of Americans and Asians/Chinese: How to Advance
  • Perspective and Tips on the Dynamic, Volatile, Global New Normal with US President Trump

Next-Generation Corporate Leadership, Human Capital, Entrepreneurship, Mentorship, and Personal Success

  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation When Change Is Accelerating—Silicon Valley Style
  • How to Hone the “OS & Apps” in Your (Entrepreneurial) Mind & Soul
  • How to Rescue Ourselves from Addictive Technologies/Apps and Be Productive & Happier
  • How to Unleash Your Own Full Potential to Be Happier, Healthier, and Wealthier
  • Young Leaders 3.0: Stories, Insights, and Tips for Next-Generation Achievers
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  • How to Effectively Mentor the Next Generation for Success Anywhere and Across Cultures
  • How to Build High-End Client Relationships and Achieve Sales In Our Inundated World
  • How to Hone Your Pragmatic Emotional, Social, and Leadership Intelligence (“3EQ”) For Success
  • How to Become the Millennial or Gen Z Employee Companies Love to Keep and Develop
  • How to Become the Boss or Older Colleague That Millennials and Gen Z’ers Love to Work With

Education, University Admissions, Family, and Parenting Success

  • Preparing Your Children For Middle/High School, University, Career, and Personal Success
  • What They Don’t Teach You at Ivy League Universities
  • Hypercompetitive US Elite College Admissions: How Your High Schoolers Can Advance
  • How to Hone Family Values and Become More Effective, Joyful Parents
  • Western vs. Asian/Chinese Parenting Styles and Family Success Strategies
  • Why to Start Preparing for College in Sixth Grade

 

AUDIENCES & CATEGORIES

Jason Ma’s audiences worldwide include

  • Billionaires and Tycoons
  • CEOs, Senior Executives, and Middle Managers (Employers)
  • Parents and Educators 
  • Millennial and Gen Z Professionals and Entrepreneurs
  • College & University (Gen Z) Students
  • High School (Gen Z) Students

Ma’s categories cover the following

After Dinner, America, Asia Pacific, Asian American, Asian, Author, Baby Boomer, Balanced Living, Belief System, Board of Directors, B20, Business Growth, Business Leader, Career, Celebrity, CEO, Change, China, Chinese, Chinese American, Coaching, College, College Planning, College Application, College Admissions, Communication, Conflict Management, Corporate Culture, Corporate Social Responsibility, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Culture and Society, Current Events, Customer Service, Dad, Digitalization, Direct Investing, Diversity, Economy and Finance, Education, Emotional Intelligence, Employees/Workforce, Entertainment, Entrepreneurship, EQ, Ethics and Integrity, Family, Family Office, Fireside Chat, Foreign Policy, Futurist, Gen X, Gen Y, Gen Z, Generation Issues, Geopolitics, Global Business, Globalization, Government, Growth, G20, Habits, Happiness, Harvard, Health and Wellness, High School, Higher Education, Human Resources, iGen, Impact Investing, Investment, Innovation, Inspiration, International Business, International Relations, Internet, IQ, Ivy League, Journalist, Keynote, Leadership, Life Balance, Lifestyle, Management, Marketing, Masterclass, Media, Men’s Health, Mentoring, Millennials, Mindset, Moderator, Motivation, Organizational Management, Panelist, Parent, Parenting, Peak Performance, Personal Growth, Politics, President Trump, Private Equity, Prosperity, Psychology, Resilience, Responsibility, Risk-taking, Sales, Science and Technology, Secondary Education, Sleep, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs), Social Media, Social Networking, Soft Skills, Spirituality, Spouse Programs, Stanford, Storytelling, Strategic Planning, Strategy, Stress Management, Success, Technology, Teen, Teenager, Thought Leadership, Time and Self Management, Training, Transformation, Travel, Trends, Trump, UC Berkeley, University, Values and Principles, Venture Capital, Vision, Wealth, Well-being, Wisdom, Work Ethics, World Affairs, Youth/Children

 

FEE RANGE, TRAVELS, & AVAILABILITY

Jason Ma’s speaking fee range is US$20,000 – $50,000 per engagement, including audience Q&A and up to a few hours of socials. Ma travels from Silicon Valley, California, to venues in the Americas, Asia Pacific, and EMEA. The fee can be lower for a university/education, non-profit, or select local event. It may be higher for a more complex and longer engagement, such as leading a high-value, immersive, half- to full-day masterclass or seminar. Business-class travels and any other reasonable costs would additionally be included in the contract. (For short flights within California, flying economy plus is OK!)

Depending on your group, consider getting at least one corporation, foundation, or high net worth individual to sponsor the event for win-win. As another option, Ma’s speaking fee can be partially paid by the bulk purchase of Ma’s book Young Leaders 3.0. Let us know how many copies your organization wants and we’ll provide you with a quotation, including special discounts.

To invite Jason Ma for a speaking engagement, you can either directly contact us, providing the following information, or work through a top speakers bureau which represents Ma (listed on ThreeEQ’s People page). We look forward to working with you. Thank you!

  • Proposed topic(s)
  • Audience type(s) and size
  • Desired format (keynote, fireside chat, panel, moderator, masterclass, or ?)
  • Location: Venue type, city, state/province, and country
  • Date, time, and duration (approximate)
  • Any other useful insight and requirements
  • Your name, title, organization, email, and phone number

 

UPCOMING & PAST SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Under the Sample Videos and Testimonials section below, you will find Jason Ma’s Upcoming Speeches section (a partial list) and Past Speaking Engagements section. You can also see these upcoming and recent speaking engagements on the lower left of the ThreeEQ homepage.

 

 

BOOK

Young Leaders 3.0: Stories, Insights, and Tips for Next-Generation Achievers by Jason L. Ma is an acclaimed and inspiring book for all ages. With gratitude, Ma made this book with 23 exemplary 17-to-24-year-old millennial leaders and contributors.

 

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NEWS, EVENTS, PHOTOS, & ARTICLES

 

SAMPLE VIDEOS & TESTIMONIALS

More sample videos are shown below. Unfortunately, some high-powered corporate and business private events aren’t allowed to be publicly shown. Ma’s recent speaking engagements have all resulted in most enthusiastic and long applauses from the audiences in the United States, Asia Pacific, and Europe.

“You’re a great speaker! I love the way you talk.”
—J. Morton Davis, Founder & Chairman, D.H. Blair Investment Banking Corporation

 

Watch Jason Ma’s Keynote and Q&A on Preparing Your Children For Middle/High School, College, Career, & Personal Success. (This video is the entire 1 1/2-hour talk and Q&A with a packed audience of high-achieving parents and C-suite/senior leaders in Dec 2017. This special event was enthusiastically organized and sponsored by the Harvard Business Association of Northern California and co-sponsored by the alumni clubs of Harvard, Stanford GSB, UC Berkeley Haas, and Wharton in SF/Silicon Valley.)

“It was a pleasure for my wife and I to hear you speak at today’s Harvard Business School Association event. Your comments really resonated… We also are fully bought into the idea that parents, despite their best intentions, are not always the ideal guides for their children when it comes to academic choices, extracurricular activities, or college selection…”
—A parent, a C-suite executive at a large public tech company (This was one of the accolades for Ma’s talk)
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“Great job and some excellent concepts that are applicable at all stages of life.”
—Paul Bradley, Chairman and CEO of Caprica International & Vice Chairman of Supply Chain Asia

 

Watch Jason Ma Moderating the Direct Investing Panel at the East Coast Family Office Conference 2017. (2-minute snippet of Ma introducing the panel)

“Jason, I would like to thank you for speaking at our 4th annual Florida Family Office Meetings. Your discussion regarding impact investments were eye-opening as well as intriguing. Your participation brought along a wealth of knowledge and depth, setting a new standard for all our conferences. I also thank you for moderating the New Technologies Panel at our Tech-dedicated Family Office Meeting in New York. The panel was a great success and was a major interest during the conference. I look forward to our future events.”
—Denny Chared, Founder & Managing Director, DC Finance

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“Thank you, Jason, for leading this panel so smartly and with lots of humor! The audience was so inspired and delighted by you and the panelists!”

—Orit Rabin, CEO, DC Finance

 

Watch Jason Ma’s Keynote to CEOs at a private function in Asia. (2-minute video)

“Jason Ma has proven to be an extremely astute company builder and a respected global business leader.”
Alfred Chuang, Founder & former Chairman and CEO, BEA Systems (acquired by Oracle for US$8.5 billion in 2008), and The CEO’s CEO per Ben Horowitz, Co-Founder and General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz

 

Watch a snippet of a Jason Ma’s Guest Lecture on Leadership 3.0 at UC Berkeley. Ma has been a guest speaker in various events at the University of California’s flagship campus through the years. (Less than 1 minute)

“My students and I were very impressed with Jason’s insight and energy.  Specifically, I found his advice to students on how to structure their entrepreneurial careers as very actionable and useful.”
—Balagopal Vissa, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship, INSEAD Singapore Campus
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“Mr. Ma has been a major support system for me since I was a high school student. As an upperclassman at UC Berkeley, I continue treasuring his mentorship of me. He has a heart for coaching students like myself to help them realize their full potential. He cares deeply about his students and their well being and future. One of my memorable experiences with Mr. Ma was that he selflessly worked late into the night on New Year’s Eve with his students. This speaks to his dedication and passion toward helping students succeed. I am very grateful for all the help that I have received from Mr. Ma.”
—Celia, Student at UC Berkeley

 

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Jason Ma gave a lecture on “How to Hone the ‘OS and Apps’ of Your Entrepreneurial Mind and Soul” with Q&A at Stanford University. Ma has been a guest speaker in various events at Stanford through the years. (Video for the lecture wasn’t allowed by the university.)

Mr. Ma inspired a room full of overachieving Stanford students and instructors with a relatable and actionable presentation. His talk included colorful personal anecdotes and a good sense of humor. We were very grateful for his contribution.”
—Rebeca Hwang, Lecturer, Stanford University, and Managing Partner, Rivet Ventures

 

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Watch Jason Ma’s Keynote about Young Leaders 3.0 at an LAUSD Principals Meeting (2) in 2015. The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is the second largest of 13,500 K-12 school districts in the United States. The Local District’s Superintendent, 160 school principals, and administrators were present. (2-minute video snippet).

 

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LAUSD Local District East’s Alison Towery, Superintendent Jose Huerta, and David Baca, and Jason Ma

“Our entire team of administrators greatly appreciated your motivating and thought-provoking presentation. As we work to ensure that every student graduates college and career ready, your advice on how to engage students is valued.”
—Christopher DowningSuperintendent, LAUSD Local District South
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Watch Jason Ma’s Keynote on Preparing for Harvard and Elite U.S. Universities in a private function of high-end families in Asia in 2012. (7 minute video)

“Hi, Mr. Ma!! Thanks so much for the huge support and encouragement the whole way through… I would not have applied to Harvard EA without your insistence!! In addition, thank you for all of your counseling and advice… I am truly very grateful and honored!!!”
—Rebecca, Student at Harvard University (Admitted Early Action)

 

Watch Jason Ma’s Keynote to Teens on “How to Manage Stress, Clarify Direction, & Unleash Your Own Potential”. (21-minute video)
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“Three words describe Jason L. Ma’s book, Young Leaders 3.0: insightful, timely, unique. Navigating through high school and college is no easy task, so any opportunity for students to learn from their peers how to maneuver successfully within — and between — these two systems is invaluable. Young Leaders 3.0 is extremely helpful for high school students and college students in preparing for college and career. This book is a must-read for any student, parent, counselor, or teacher who supports young adults navigating two such complicated systems.”
—Chris Funk, Superintendent, East Side Union High School District, San Jose, California
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“Mr. Ma left the audience speechless and awe inspired as he addressed issues that most high school/college students often stress out about. As a high schooler, I know that his words and wisdom have definitely helped trigger my passion and potential to bring about change and clarify issues that serve as a constant worry for my teenage mind. I am so ecstatic to see the next generation of young leaders that will inevitably shape the future under the counsel and advice of the humble and philanthropic Mr. Ma.”
—Joshua Yao, former Vice Chair, City of San Jose District 4 Youth Advisory Council

 

Watch Jason Ma’s keynote (pep talk) with nearly 1,000 Lowell High students, faculty, and administrators at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco in 2010. Lowell High School is consistently ranked as the #1 large urban public high school in California. (10-minute video)

“Young Leaders 3.0 by Jason L. Ma should be informally required reading for all students. As one of the top-rated public high schools in the United States, Lowell High gets what it means to be achievers. This extraordinary and unparalleled book teaches students on how to reflect on their own successes, failures, mistakes made, and lessons learned, and to realize their own potential beyond the transcript, the SAT, the résumé. Students must take advantage of this practical and inspirational resource!”
—Andrew Ishibashi, Principal, Lowell High School, San Francisco, California

 


The following are some of the fireside chats and media interviews with Jason Ma.

 

Watch Channel NewsAsia’s Interview with Jason Ma on Shaping Young Leaders for Its “C-Suite” Show.

” ‘Young Leaders 3.0’ is a groundbreaking book that focuses on the ground floor of how leaders emerge. The millennial generation is filled with inspiring individuals who are tackling real challenges, but they rarely get the recognition and exposure to share their stories with the world. Jason Ma’s work is especially important in guiding and directing attention to young leaders who are actually solving problems. This book establishes these young leaders as role models who will inspire generations to come.”
—Alex Fiance, CEO, Kairos Society

 

Watch The Star Online TV’s Interview with Jason Ma on Chinese Investments Overseas. This interview took place right after Ma’s speaking engagement at the World Chinese Economic Summit 2016.

“On behalf of The Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI), I would like to thank you for taking time to share your invaluable perspectives with the participants at the 8th World Chinese Economic Summit 2016. Your participation has indeed contributed significantly to the success of the Summit. We certainly look forward to the privilege of working with you again in our future events.”
Tan Sri Dr. Michael Yeoh, Chairman, World Chinese Economic Summit & CEO, Asia Strategy & Leadership Institute

 

Watch former CNBC News Anchor Lisa Oake’s Fireside Chat with Jason Ma on “Empowering the Next Generation” in a packed room of CEOs and executives, including parents, at the 2015 APAC Investments Summit held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This summit was a Marcus Evans event. Jason Ma was the featured speaker and the event was paid for by corporate sponsors. (29-minute video)

“It was truly a pleasure to host Jason Ma as an honorary speaker at the APAC Investments Summit 2015, where he addressed some of the region’s top family offices and institutional investors with excellent insights on empowering the next generation for a sustainable future. Jason is a highly engaging speaker and a fantastic collaborator, and I do not hesitate to warmly recommend him to any event organizers.”
—Maya Filadska, Senior Executive Producer, APAC Investments Summit by Marcus Evans

 

Watch Business Rockstars Host Ken Rutkowski’s Interview with Jason Ma on mentoring millennials and teenagers and on Young Leaders 3.0. Business Rockstars broadcast this live from its studio in Santa Monica, California, in 2015. (19-minute video)

Listen to this same show on iHeartRadio (10:00 to 30:00 in the Episode).

“On behalf of Business Rockstars, we wanted to personally thank you for your great guest appearance on the show. Your segment was both insightful and entertaining!”
Brittany Lehman, Producer, Business Rockstars

 

Watch Ding Ding TV’s Interview with Jason Ma on Work-Life Integration. This is 1 of the 4 interviews on different topics by Silicon Valley’s leading Chinese American Internet TV channel. (Host mainly in Chinese 中文 and Ma in English, 11-minute video)
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Watch Joy Talk (China)’s interview on “Why Practical EQ Development and Wise Mentorship in a Family Are Important” with Jason Ma and his college junior daughter and Young Leaders 3.0 contributor Sabrina Ma. The host spoke Chinese 中文 and the Ma’s responded in English. The subtitle shows both English and Chinese, so inclusively all can enjoy. (4-minute videos)

“Mr. Ma was just terrific as our featured guest!”
—Joy Chen, President, Education Channel, Ding Ding TV, & Host, JoyTalk (China)

 

Jason Ma as the featured fireside speaker in a private CEO event.

“Jason L. Ma’s book, Young Leaders 3.0, is a tour de force. This book is not only extremely helpful in guiding young people but also advantageous for parents and any adults, both young and old. A classic in the making.”
—Narayana Murthy, Founder and former Chairman and CEO, Infosys, listed as one of “The 12 Greatest Entrepreneurs of Our Time” by Fortune Magazine in 2012

 

Watch an international TV interview with Jason Ma on mentoring top students of high-end families. (20-minute video)

“My son was feeling great when he finished the call with you last evening. You have a gift in the way you work with these kids.”
—Don Levy, former Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Sony Pictures
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“As the chair of a university board, I’m always impressed by the motivation, idealism, and potential of the many student leaders whom I meet. Jason’s stories of the young leaders rendered and his concluding advice in this book “Young Leaders 3.0” provide invaluable guidance, example, and direction for any ambitious youngster who aspires to lead and have a disproportionate impact in the decades ahead.”
—Paul Tagliabue, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Georgetown University, and Commissioner of the National Football League (NFL) 1989-2006
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“Simply put, narrative is how we learn, and great writers and leaders are great storytellers. Bridging gaps between generations requires telling stories that tease out causes and effects, so that readers can identify with and understand the players. While “Young Leaders 3.0″ by Jason Ma is certainly a great book for aspiring young leaders, it also offers senior managers delightful insight into the thinking of the next generation. Global success in the 21st century will require both the new and enlightened thinking of young professionals and entrepreneurs as well as the guidance and wisdom of seasoned leaders. This book serves to get the synapses firing between both generations and acts as a catalyst for a future that starts with passion, education, entrepreneurship, and an informed passing of the torch to a new generation of leadership.”
Jonathan Rosenberg, former Senior Vice President of Products, Google, and Co-Author of How Google Works

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Upcoming Speeches

 

PAST SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
(Some Private Events Not Listed)

  • Fireside Speaker: Next-Gen Asian American Leaders
    NAAAP San Francisco Bay Area
    333 Market St., San Francisco, California, June 7, 2016 (6:00-8:30p)
  • Judge
    Berkeley Venture Lab Competition 2013organized by UC Berkeley’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (CET) in collaboration with the Tsinghua-Berkeley Global Technology Entrepreneurship Program (GTE)
    SkyDeck, UC Berkeley, California, May 1, 2013
  • Keynote Speaker: How to Get Admitted to Elite US Universities
    China-US Business Summit’s Education Forum for parental Chinese delegates and American execs
    Los Angeles, California, Apr 29, 2013
  • Guest Speaker: Communicating and Networking Effectively as a Leader
    Special event consisting of Penn students from Arts & Sciences, Engineering and Wharton
    Huntsman Hall, University of Pennsylvania, Nov 30, 2012
  • Summit Co-Chair,
    Panelist: Education–Spearheading the Future, 
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    Panelist: Plenary–India’s New Breed of Multinationals
    Global India Business Meeting 2012 
    Antwerp, Belgium, Jun 25, 2012
  • Keynote: How Do I Get Into My Dream University
    US Education Seminar, Hong Kong Career and Education Expo 2012
    Hong Kong, China, Feb 12, 2012
  • Panelist: Education, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, a Boardroom Dialogue Session
    Global China Business Meeting 2011
    Valencia, Spain, Nov 7-8, 2011
  • Various Speeches on Education and College Planning, Applications and Admissions
    IvyMax student/parent training workshops, private events and major community events (when Mr. Ma was formerly co-founder, CEO and senior college counselor at IvyMax)
    San Francisco Bay Area, Southern California and Beijing, China, 2006-2011

 

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