Mentoring Young Leaders

Award-Winning Chief Mentor
Preparing Next-Gen Leaders
Greatness and Enhancing
Family Legacies

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(Updated: November 24, 2023)



Award-winning Chief Mentor of Next-Gen Leaders and CEO of ThreeEQ, Jason Ma, being interviewed for The CEO Magazine




Great Outcomes with Coachable, Committed
Private Client Families and Individuals


The depth and breadth of ThreeEQ’s expertise stand unmatched, as evidenced by the consistently remarkable outcomes and delight among our Private Client Families and Individuals. From gaining admissions to prestigious universities to excelling in high-impact careers and developing advanced leadership capabilities, our Private Clients have achieved notable successes with well-being. Explore our inspiring Testimonials and Success Stories to learn more about these achievements. ThreeEQ Founder and CEO Jason Ma is recognized as a preeminent Chief Mentor of Next-Gen Leaders by a host of organizations including:


“Chief Mentor of
Next-Gen Leaders”

Family Office Association
Fashion 4 Development
(League of Gentlemen)
—Agreus Group
—Washington Elite

—The Capital Club, ..Zandbergen Report,
.& Other Podcasts

“Chief Mentor of
Next-Gen Leaders”

—The CEO Magazine
—Impact Wealth Magazine
—Family Office Magazine

—361Firm Newport Conf
—Family Office Investment
Conf in Dubai & Riyadh
—Elite Global Leaders Conf
NAWRB Women Leaders

—Silicon Valley Insider


“Preeminent Mentor
of Next-Gen Leaders”

Black Tie Magazine
—Clientele Luxury Magazine













Preeminent Ivy League & Elite College
Planning, Applications, & Admissions Consultant
Advanced Leadership, Life, & Executive Coach


At ThreeEQ, a family business, we strategically and passionately help shape the future of Next Gens. Our mission focuses on Preparing Next-Gen Leaders for Greatness and Enhancing Family Legacies. Excelling in (1) Ivy League & Elite College Planning, Applications, & Admissions Consulting, (2) Advanced Leadership, Life, & Executive Coaching, and (3) Inspirational Speaking, we are committed to transforming the potential of select Gen Z to Gen X Leaders into remarkable outcomes with well-being through our uniquely powerful, pragmatic “4S” and “3EQ” framework. 🚀

Uniquely Powerful, Personalized Coaching

Achieve remarkable outcomes and peace of mind by realizing your full potential and best self. Through our holistic, strategic, and pragmatic 1-on-1 mentorship, you’ll not only achieve key goals and enhance your mindset and skill sets, but also manage and mitigate stress and anxiety, all while minimizing long-term (major) opportunity costs. From gaining admissions to prestigious universities to excelling in high-impact careers and developing advanced leadership capabilities, our Private Clients experience a range of transformative outcomes.

Our “4S and 3EQ” Mentorship Framework

Harness our uniquely powerful, robust, and structured 1-on-1 mentorship and coaching methodology that covers and hones four essential, interconnected domains (collectively, the “4S”):

  1. Visionary Story, including empowering Character,
  2. – Emotional and Mental States that support peak performance,
  3. – Comprehensive Strategies that are interconnected for maximum effectiveness, and
  4. – Powerful Soft Skills that, together with hard skills, help you produce and rise higher and faster than even your driven peers.

Along the way, we meticulously cultivate your pragmatic
Emotional, Social, and Leadership Intelligence (“3EQ”). This approach establishes a stronger foundation and pathway for sustained, greater success and well-being.


Why Choose ThreeEQ

  • – Exceptional Outcomes: Our track record of excellence and high standards speaks volumes.
  • – Unparalleled Care: As a family business, we treat Private Clients as part of our extended family, assuring their well-being and confidentiality.
  • – Legacy and Succession Planning: We help create enduring legacies, enhancing relationships, joy, and peace of mind for UHNW families beyond traditional metrics of success.

Engage with ThreeEQ early to secure the best possible outcomes, minimize opportunity costs, and elevate your trajectory towards lasting greatness.



The Ma family (playfully called the “MAfia”) includes two happy, compassionate Gen Z young adults. Sabrina shines as a top-performing senior software engineer and young leader at Google. Lydia, a Penn Wharton summa cum laude alumna of 2022, has distinguished herself as both a top performer and an inspiring “culture add” at Salesforce Slack. Both siblings are on a trajectory to become influential leaders in the tech industry.




Trusted Strategic Advisor and Rainmaker for Global CEOs, Boards, and Family Offices Investor


In addition to his distinguished role as Chief Mentor of Next-Gen Leaders, ThreeEQ CEO Jason Ma also serves as a Trusted Strategic Advisor and Rainmaker for an elite circle of Global CEOs, Boards, and Family Offices.

Equipped with profound global business and geopolitical acumen, and access to a powerful network of high-level decision-makers, Jason offers keen insights to adeptly navigate complex markets and facilitates high-impact deals across diverse industries, including technologies, education, finance, e-commerce, VTOL aviation, oil refineries, and hospitality.

Jason is also Chief Business Officer and an investor in a transformative tech venture that is about to disrupt and benefit a massive 3-sided marketplace of Consumers, Brands, and Distribution Partners. His strategic investments in technology and dedication to philanthropy embody a holistic approach to innovative, impactful business leadership.

For bespoke strategic guidance and to explore partnership opportunities, we invite you to reach out to Jason Ma.



Co-MC Jason Ma speaking at the Sustainable Goals Banquet during UNGA 2022, in the presence of Heads of UN Delegations, First Ladies, and other notable attendees.




Sought-After Speaker, Masterclass Leader,
& Show Guest


Jason Ma is a sought-after Speaker and Thought Leader. He inspires and enlightens audiences ranging from Gen Z Students to Parents to Managers to CEOs to Billionaires around the world. Whether through speaking engagements, group coaching, or show appearances, Jason delivers actionable insights on a variety of topics. To book Jason Ma, please visit his Professional Speaking page and reach out to us.




Fashion 4 Development Award During UNGA 2022

Fashion 4 Development (F4D) Founder Evie Evangelou inducted ThreeEQ CEO and Chief Mentor Jason Ma into the League of Gentlemen at the Sustainable Goals Banquet in the presence of Heads of UN Delegations, First Ladies, Ambassadors, and private sector VIPs, commencing UNGA 2022. The spectacular event was MCed by Evie and co-MCed by Jason.


Event Organizers, Show Hosts, Producers, and their Representatives have invited Jason Ma to serve in various capacities, including as an inspirational Keynote Speaker, Fireside Chat Participant, Panelist, Moderator, Master of Ceremonies, Masterclass Leader, or Show Guest. These include:


– Speakers Bureaus
– Corporates & NPOs
– B20/G20 Forums
– Family Office Association
– Family Office Magazine Conference
– Family Office Summit in Dubai & Riyadh
– DC Finance Family Office & HNW Conf
– Elite Global Leaders Conference
– APAC Investments Summit
– 361Firm
– Tiger 21
– Business Rockstars
– CEO Club of Marin

– Silicon Valley Insider
– Audvisor
– Money Talk Viewpoint
– The Measure Success, Capital Club,
Zandbergen Report,
Take The Lead,
Before It Happened, & other Podcasts

– CNBC’s Managing Asia
– Channel NewsAsia C-Suite
– Horasis Global China & India Business
– World Chinese Economic Summit
– Silicon Dragon Ventures
– Singapore Career & Education Conf
– Asian American Business Roundtable
– Fashion 4 Development during UNGA
– NAWRB Women Leaders
– Alumni Clubs from
   . Harvard Business School (HBS)
   . Harvard
   . Wharton
   . Stanford GSB
   . Berkeley Haas
– Stanford University
– UC Berkeley
– LAUSD Leadership




B20/G20, Talks, Articles, Book


THE B20 / G20

Leading Member of the B20, the Official G20 Dialogue Forum Representing the Global Business Community

ThreeEQ CEO Jason Ma is an appointed member of the Business 20 (B20), the official G20 dialogue forum representing the global business community (private sector).

As a leading B20 member through the nine G20 Presidencies of Australia, Turkey, China, Germany, Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Italy, Indonesia, and India, Jason contributes to the B20’s annual private sector policy recommendations. These recommendations influence the strategic direction set by the G20 Leaders (Presidents and Prime Ministers) and their governments. The B20 plays a critical role in shaping global economic growth and development to benefit billions of people and countless businesses worldwide.

Jason is one of a select few Americans appointed annually to the B20 since 2014. With a unique perspective from global Silicon Valley, he has served on the B20’s Future of Work, Skilling, and Education Task Force. Jason is also an influential voice on Digital Transformation, including AI, Digital Media, and E-Commerce, as well as Trade & Investment.






Talks and Interviews at Top-Tier Events and Media/Shows That Inspire Audiences



Harvard Business School Association Keynote, Q&A
Harvard Business School (HBS), Harvard, Wharton, Stanford GSB, & Berkeley Haas alumni clubs co-sponsor a special event for (high-achieving) alumni parents titled Preparing Your Children for Middle/High School, College, Early Career, and Personal Success” with ThreeEQ CEO & Chief Mentor Jason Ma as the sole speaker.

The CEO Magazine Conversation

The CEO Magazine representative converses with ThreeEQ CEO & Chief Mentor Jason Ma about his family business ThreeEQ, his high-impact patented tech company (in semi-stealth), and his faith with wisdom as a success factor.


Family Office Magazine Conference Panel

At the Family Office Magazine Conference 2022, ThreeEQ CEO & Chief Mentor Jason Ma moderates “The Art of Mentoring the Next Gen and Succession Planning” with CEO Scott Peppet & CIO Wendy Craft at two billionaire families’ single family offices and Silicon Valley tech veteran Vish Mishra as panelists.

Family Office Association Fireside Chat #1
Family Office Association CEO Angelo Robles’ interview with ThreeEQ CEO Jason Ma: Chief Mentor of Next-Gen Leaders: Foremost Coach for College Admissions, High-End Career, Leadership, & Life Success. Listen on Angelo’s Effective Family Office Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Sticher, Spotify, or iHeartRadio.


The Capital Club Show Interview
The Capital Club host Brian Adams interviews ThreeEQ’s Jason Ma about “Generational Wealth: Money, Mentorship, and Meaningful Connections.” Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts.


B20 India’s Short Video.

Leading B20 member Jason Ma is featured by B20 India in this short video. In it, Mr. Ma emphasizes the importance of empowering the masses partly by imparting soft skills and promoting lifelong learning. The B20 is the official G20 forum for the global business community. Indian Prime Minister Modi chairs the G20 presidency in 2023. Mr. Ma has served on the Future of Work, Skilling, Mobility, and Education Task Force at the B20 through nine G20 presidencies since 2014. 








Forbes, Impact Wealth, Family Office Magazine,
and Other Articles by Author Jason Ma



Why to Start Preparing for College in Sixth Grade

Preparing Your Children for Elite College Admissions, Life, & Career Success with Well-Being
Impact Wealth Magazine Winter 2023 Issue pages 76-79

Empowering Next-Gen Leaders: Navigating the Journey from College Prep and Admissions to Lifelong Success and Well-Being

College Apps: Stanford, Anyone?

When to Say No to Harvard

Fatherhood: The Linchpin for the Prosperity of Our Next Generation and Family Legacies

The MentorAn Interview with Jason Ma on Intergenerational Leadership & Gen Z
Agreus Group (Family Office recruiter)

The Art of Mentoring the Next Gen and Succession Planning
Impact Wealth Magazine (also on Family Office Magazine)

Next-Gen Leadership In Turbulent Times
Impact Wealth Magazine







Highly Acclaimed Book by Author Jason Ma


Author Jason Ma’s groundbreaking book, Young Leaders 3.0: Stories, Insights, and Tips for Next-Generation Achievers, has received high acclaim. The book features 23 exemplary 17-to-24-year-old (Gen Z and Millennial) high achievers, over half of whom were Jason’s students/mentees from prestigious universities including the Ivy League universities (Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Penn, Princeton, and Yale), Babson, Bowdoin, Colgate, Georgetown, Georgia Tech, MIT, Northwestern, Oxford, Stanford, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UChicago, and USC.

Young Leaders 3.0 takes a human and multifaceted approach to these young leaders’ achievements and growth, going beyond traditional markers of success like GPAs, standardized test scores, and resumes. It provides an inside look at personal successes and failures, along with valuable lessons learned and proven strategies for young people to get ahead in life with well-being.






Success Stories

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, & Managing Partner, Rivet Ventures

Jason Ma and his book Young Leaders 3.0 serve to get the synapses firing between young professionals/entrepreneurs and seasoned leaders. and act as a catalyst for a new generation of leadership.

Jonathan Rosenberg, former SVP of Products, Google & author of “How Google Works”

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. I get it.

Don Levy, former SVP of Marketing & Communications, Sony Pictures

Jason 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 all adults. A classic in the making.

Narayana Murthy, Founder, Infosys & Listed as one of “The 12 Greatest Entrepreneurs of Our Time” by Fortune Magazine

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 look forward to our future events.

Denny Chared, Founder & CEO, DC Finance

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Upcoming Speeches


Panelist: Impact, Next-Gen, and Philanthropy Panel
361Firm NYC Global Conference
15 Hudson Yards 51st Floor, New York, New York, 29 November 2023

Panelist: Entrepreneurship and Startups – Lessons, Strategies, Opportunities
Global Chinese Economic & Technology Summit 2023
Virtual, 7 November 2023

Show Guest: How to Maintain Motivation and Reach Your Full Potential
The Measure Success Podcast with Host Carl J. Cox
Virtual, 29 August 2023

Leading B20 Member Delegate
B20 Summit India, Preceding the G20 Leaders’ Summit 2023
Taj Palace, New Delhi, India, 25-27 August 2023

Featured B20 Member
B20 India and Its Task Force on Future of Work, Skilling, and Mobility
Virtual, 30 July 2023

Panelist: Optimizing Impact & Next Gens
Roundtable Leader: Next Gens
361Firm Newport Conference 2023
Newport, Rhode Island, 10 July 2023

Show Guest: Preparing Next Gens for Greatness
The Zandbergen Report Podcast with Host Letitia Berbaum
Virtual, 30 June 2023

Show Guest: Generation Wealth: Money, Mentorship, and Meaningful Connections
The Capital Club Podcast with Host Brian C. Adams
Virtual, 1 February 2023

Featured Speaker: Gen Z as Employees and Inheritors
Tiger 21, Las Vegas
Virtual, 13 January 2023

Panelist: The Role of Global Chinese Diaspora – Connecting With Overseas Chinese
Global Chinese Economic & Technology Summit 2022
Virtual (instead of in person at venue Shangri-La, KL, Malaysia), 7 Dec 2022

Panelist: Family Offices Panel
Moderator: Education Panel
NAWRB Women Leaders Conference 2022
North Tahoe, California, 17-18 Nov 2022

Featured Speaker: Tech Trends, Future of Work, The B20/G20, Insights & Tips on Advancing Your Careers and Lives
Wells Fargo’s Private Event with Executives, Managers, and Staff

Virtual, 16 Nov 2022 (Booked by a Speaker Bureau)


Jason Ma 馬良傑 is a renowned international speaker on preparing for elite US university admissions, forward-looking education and global business leadership.


Besides his critically acclaimed book Young Leaders 3.0, Jason Ma’s Forbes articles on Mentoring Young Leaders for Ivy League/Elite College Admissions, Higher Education, Next-Gen Leadership, and Entrepreneurship Success (1.8M+ views) include the following. His Impact Wealth Magazine and other articles are underneath this section.

How Mentors Shape Moguls, CEOs, Celebrities, and the Next Generation of Leaders

When to Say No to Harvard

What It Takes to Get Into UC Berkeley

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Events & News

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7 November 2023 — KSI Strategic Institute for Asia Pacific
Jason Ma Speaks at the 2023 Global Chinese Economic & Technology Summit
Celebrating a decade of participation, ThreeEQ CEO Jason Ma once again contributed his expertise by speaking (virtually) at the Global Chinese Economic & Technology Summit (formerly known as the World Chinese Economic Summit). This prestigious event annually brings together eminent leaders from China, Southeast Asia, the global Chinese diaspora, and the West. As a distinguished Chinese American figure in business and education, Jason shared insights and strategies on the “Entrepreneurship and Startups – Lessons, Strategies, Opportunities” panel, inspiring attendees with his wealth of experience and knowledge.

15 September 2023 — ThreeEQ
It’s Heartwarming to Watch Our Former Students and Mentees Flourish as Next-Gen Leaders
We are thrilled to share stories of our mentees’ remarkable achievements. ThreeEQ CEO Jason Ma recently caught up in person with a few standouts he mentored during their high school and college years. Discover the journeys of Youyang Gu, a “Covid-19 Data Superstar” featured in Bloomberg, Christopher Lau, a Y Combinator startup co-founder, and Ivy Xing, a Wealthfront Staff Engineer. Mr. Ma also takes a moment to acknowledge his two Gen Z daughters, now successful professionals at Google and Salesforce/Slack, happy and compassionate young leaders, and former mentees. For more inspiring success stories, visit our Testimonials.

25-27 August & 9-10 September 2023 — The B20 / G20
Jason Ma Reflects on the B20 Summit India as a Significant Precursor to the G20 Summit 2023
The G20 Summit, featuring the Presidents and Prime Ministers of the top 20 economies and some +1s, is set to take place in New Delhi on 9-10 September.  Longstanding B20 member and ThreeEQ CEO Jason Ma reflected on his experience at the spectacular B20 Summit India held in Delhi from 25-27 August. During this summit, B20 India delivered its Communique of private sector policy recommendations to the G20, which is presided by India and chaired by Prime Minister Modi in 2023. Additionally, the B20 baton was handed from India to Brazil for 2024.

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