Mentoring Young Leaders

Chief Mentor of Next-Gen Leaders .

Led by our founder and CEO Jason Ma, known as Chief Mentor of Next-Gen Leaders in high-level circles, we at ThreeEQ inspire and guide select Gen Z, Millennial, and Gen X achievers to succeed at next levels with sustainable, sound family values.

Our Private Client families and individuals have benefited tremendously from our foremost 1-on-1 mentorship methodology for success in (hypercompetitive) elite college admissions, leadership, career, business, and personal fulfillment. In their respective life stages, they have enjoyed exceptional outcomes:

High Schoolers: Acceptance into elite colleges & universities
College Students: Fulfilling college life, internships, & jobs
Working Adults: Accelerated career & business growth
UHNW Families: Soft side of succession planning 

Along the way, we help our mentees

Strengthen their pragmatic emotional, social, and leadership intelligence (“3EQ”),
Hone their visionary stories and characters, state/emotion management, strategies and execution, and soft skills (“4S”), which is core in our super effective mentorship framework, and all the while,
Gain a sustainable competitive advantage with long-term benefits in their ever-changing, complex worlds

Given our guidance (and our secret sauce), parents and individuals gain peace of mind and family relationships are enriched. 

Besides mentoring high achievers, Mr. Ma is a Keynote Speaker and Masterclass Leader. As Board/CEO Advisor, Global Business/Private Equity Rainmaker, and Executive Coach, he also advises select Tech Companies, Family Offices, and Enterprises for next-level business success. 

Mr. Ma is Silicon Valley’s leading Member of the Future of Work and Education Task Force at the B20, the private sector’s voice in the G20 community. He is the acclaimed author of Young Leaders 3.0 and former Forbes Contributor on elite college admissions, leadership, and entrepreneurship (1.4M+ views). Black Tie Magazine named Mr. Ma Preeminent Mentor for Next-Gen Leaders. college consulting | college counseling | ultra high net worth individuals | UHNWI

Private Clients | Speaking | ParentsTestimonials | Accolades . 

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

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

Mr. Ma is extremely knowledgeable about the college admissions process and offers valuable insight and wisdom. He was able to identify my unique strengths and talents early on and continues to provide me with valuable advice for me as a college student. He is a trusted mentor and coach and know that I will seek his professional advice for my career path.

Carolyn Yang, Princeton University student

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”

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 look forward to our future events.

Denny Chared, Founder & Managing Director, DC Finance

It was truly a pleasure to host Jason Ma as an honorary speaker, where he addressed 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.

Maya Filadska, Senior Executive Producer, APAC Investments Summit

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 Downing, Superintendent, Local District South, Los Angeles Unified School District

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

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

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Upcoming Speeches

The following are some of sought-after speaker Jason Ma’s upcoming and recent speaking engagements. To book Ma for a speaking engagement, please go to his professional speakership page.


Masterclass Leader
Preparing Your Teens & Young Adults For Success With Joy & Well-Being
[Co-Sponsored by Berkeley Haas Alumni Network, TiE Silicon Valley & TiE Angels, & Strawberry Creek Ventures (an Alumni Ventures Group Fund)] DLA Piper Silicon Valley, Palo Alto, 17 Nov 2019

Featured Speaker
Preparing Your Children For Middle/High School, College, Career, & Personal Success
[Sponsored by Haas Alumni Network & Cal Alumni Club of New York] Pepper Hamilton LLP, New York, 6 Dec 2018

Moderator: The Future of Work & Education
The Florida Family Office & High Net Worth Annual Conference 2018
W South Beach, Miami, Florida, 4 Dec 2018

1) Panelist: Shaping the Digital Economy—Building an Ecosystem for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
2) Moderator: Social and Youth Entrepreneurship—Impact Investment
World Chinese Economic Summit 2018

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 9-10 Nov 2018

B20 Employment & Education Task Force Leading Member Participant
The B20 Summit (in preparation for the G20 Leaders Summit 2018)
Buenos Aires, Argentina, 4-5 Oct 2018

Speaker: Gen Z—Tomorrow’s Digital Workers
2018 Future of Business Collaboration Webinar: Communication for the Intelligent Enterprise
Online, 30 August 2018

Moderator: Tariffs and Trade Wars—The Effect on Realtors
San Francisco Association of Realtors (SFAR) Seminar on Tariffs and International Trade
San Francisco Italian Athletic Club, California, 16 August 2018

Keynote Speaker: Next-Generation Human Capital Leadership
Deep-Dive Workshop Leader: Leadership 3.0

NASSCOM HR Summit 2018
ITC Grand Chola, Chennai, India, 26 Jul 2018

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


Jason Ma is acclaimed author of Young Leaders 3.0: Stories, Insights, and Tips for Next-Generation Achievers and former Forbes contributor on Mentoring Young Leaders for elite college admissions, leadership, higher ed, and entrepreneurship success with over 1.4 million views and counting. Mr. Ma’s Forbes articles include:

College Apps: Stanford, Anyone?

When to Say No to Harvard

Why to Start Preparing for College in Sixth Grade

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Events & News

3 January 2020 — ThreeEQ
Preparing Your High-Achieving Child for Elite College Admissions, Leadership, Career, & Life Success
JOIN us for a free video masterclass in which ThreeEQ Chief Mentor Jason Ma pulls back the curtain and reveals how ThreeEQ Private Client families prepare their driven teens and early 20-somethings to really succeed with well-being, without the usual stress, anxiety, or sleep deprivation. This masterclass is designed for coachable, committed, ethical, and wealthy families.

13 December 2019 — Black Tie Magazine
Black Tie International Magazine Names Jason Ma Preeminent Mentor For Next-Gen Leaders
Black Tie Magazine publisher Gerard McKeon writes: “As parents and grandparents, we live in an age in which our world and economy are changing dramatically with new industries and innovation surging forward. The older we get, the more we realize how much we need to groom the next generation and to keep learning. This is why we are especially excited about Jason Ma and what he brings to both families and businesses…” We are honored. Please enjoy the coverage via the link above.

6 December 2019 — Clientele Luxury Global Magazine
Clientele Luxury Global Magazine Features ThreeEQ’s Jason Ma as One of the Industry Men of 2020
ThreeEQ CEO and Chief Mentor Jason Ma is honored to be profiled for his foremost expertise in “Leadership 3.0 Intelligence: Transforming Next-Gen Leaders”, as one of the eight Industry Men of 2020 in an all new release of Clientele Luxury Global Magazine. This high-end magazine showcases ultra luxury homes and exotic travel content.

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