Mentoring Young Leaders

Preparing Next-Gen Leaders
for Greatness

3EQ | 3 EQ | Family Office | Ultra HNWI | High Net Worth | Parents | College Consulting | Executive Coaching | Speaking


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



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Events and News (as of Feb 10, 2024)



“Chief Mentor of
Next-Gen Leaders”

Fashion 4 Development
(League of Gentlemen)
NAWRB Women Leaders
—Silicon Valley Insider
—Washington Elite
—Audvisor, Family Business, Measure Success, Capital Club, Zandbergen Report, Take The Lead, Before It Happened, & Other Podcasts

“Chief or Preeminent Mentor
of Next-Gen Leaders”

The CEO Magazine
—Impact Wealth Magazine
Black Tie Magazine
—Clientele Luxury Magazine

—Family Office Magazine
—Family Office Association
—Family Office & RIA Conferences by JABOY Productions
—Family Office Investment
Conferences in Dubai & Riyadh
—Family Office List MasterClass
—Agreus Group (FO Recruiter)




Great Outcomes with Coachable, Committed
Private Client Families and Individuals


From gaining admissions to prestigious colleges/universities and honing advanced leadership and business skills, to excelling in high-impact careers and enhancing UHNW family & CEO legacies, ThreeEQ’s Private Client Students and Families have achieved a spectrum of notable successes, all with well-being at the forefront. The depth and breadth of ThreeEQ’s expertise are unparalleled.

We invite you to explore our inspiring Testimonials and Success Stories, which showcase an array of transformative achievements. ThreeEQ Founder and CEO Jason Ma is recognized in industry as a preeminent Chief Mentor of Next-Gen Leaders (from Gen Z Students to Gen X CEOs).



The Ma family (playfully, the “MAfia”) comprises two happy, compassionate Gen Z young adults. Sabrina shines as a top-performing senior software engineer and recognized young leader at Google. Lydia, a Penn Wharton summa cum laude alum of 2022, inspires as a distinguished, top-performing security engineer at Salesforce Slack. Both siblings are on trajectories to become influential leaders in the tech industry.












Preeminent Elite College Admissions Consultant
Advanced Leadership, Life, & Executive Coach
• Trusted, Third-Party, Top Advisor


At ThreeEQ, a family business, we strategically help shape the futures of select next-gen leaders. As a trusted, third-party, top advisor, our mission includes preparing these leaders for greatness and enhancing family & CEO legacies. We excel in

1. Elite College Planning, Applications, & Admissions Consulting,
2. Advanced Leadership, Life, & Executive Coaching, and
3. Inspirational Speaking.


Award-winning Chief Mentor Jason Ma has successfully guided numerous high achievers 1-on-1 — from Gen Z students seeking elite college/university admissions and developing career strategies, mindsets, and soft skills, to Gen X CEOs aiming for next-level business and personal growth.

Through our holistic, strategic, and pragmatic 1-on-1 mentorship, we can help you(r Next Gens) prepare unusually well and achieve great outcomes and peace of mind, mitigate stress and anxiety, prevent opportunity losses, and realize your (their) full potential and best self, with well-being and greater long-term benefits. Our Private Clients experience transformative outcomes..


Our uniquely powerful, robust, and structured “4S and 3EQ” 1-on-1 mentorship framework helps you(r Next Gens) establish a (much) stronger foundation and pathway for greater long-term success and well-being. “4S” covers and hones the four essential, interconnected areas listed below. Along the way, we meticulously cultivate your (their) pragmatic Emotional, Social, and Leadership Intelligence (“3EQ”) that helps produce greater results and rise higher.

  1. Visionary Story, including empowering beliefs and character,
  2. – Emotional and mental States that support peak performance,
  3. – Interconnected Strategies for maximum effectiveness, and
  4. – Powerful Soft Skills that help you positively stand out.



  • – Exceptional Outcomes: Our track record of excellence and high standards speaks volumes.
  • – Unparalleled Care: As a family business, we treat our 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 and CEOs beyond traditional metrics of success.

Engage with ThreeEQ early to secure the best possible outcomes, prevent opportunity losses down the line, and elevate your arc towards lasting greatness.







Trusted Strategic Advisor and Dealmaker for
Corporate CEOs/Boards and Family Offices
• Private Investor


In addition to his distinguished role as Chief Mentor of Next-Gen Leaders, ThreeEQ CEO Jason Ma serves as a trusted strategic advisor and dealmaker (rainmaker) for select Corporate CEOs/Boards and Family Offices. We invite you to directly reach out to Jason to explore how he can best help you.

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.



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, Group Coach,
& 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/Meeting Organizers and Show Hosts/Producers have invited Jason Ma (directly and through speakers bureaus) as an inspirational Keynote/Fireside/Panel Speaker, Moderator, Master of Ceremonies, Group Coach, or Show Guest. These include:


– Corporates & NPOs
– B20/G20 Forums
– Family Office Association
– Family Office Magazine Conference
– Family Office & HNW Confs by DC Finance
– Family Office & RIA Confs by JABOY Productions
– Family Office Summit in Dubai & Riyadh
– Family Office Solutions Summit (HK)
– Family Office List MasterClass
– 361Firm (NYC, Newport, Naples, Miami)
– Campden Wealth
– Intergen.Family
– APAC Investments Summit by marcus evans
– Business Rockstars

– CEO Club of Marin

– Audvisor, American Dreams, Measure Success, Family Business, Capital Club, Zandbergen Report, Take The Lead, Before It Happened, & other Podcasts

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





B20/G20, Talks, Articles, Book



THE B20 / G20

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

ThreeEQ CEO and Young Leaders 3.0 Author Jason Ma is an appointed member of the Business 20 (B20), the official G20 dialogue forum with the global business community (private sector).

As a leading B20 member through the ten G20 Presidencies of Australia, Turkey, China, Germany, Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Italy, Indonesia, India, and Brazil (2024), 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, Employment, 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 at Top-Tier Events and Interviews at 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.






Forbes, Impact Wealth, and
Other Articles by Author Jason Ma



Why to Start Preparing for College in Sixth Grade

College Apps: Stanford, Anyone?

When to Say No to Harvard

Student Entrepreneurship Is Humming at Elite Universities

How Unconventional Experiential Learning Is Reshaping Higher Education

Twelve of Today’s Most Impressive Young Entrepreneurs

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

Next-Gen Leadership In Turbulent Times
Impact Wealth Magazine

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

The MentorAn Interview with Jason Ma on Intergenerational Leadership & Gen Z
Agreus Group 

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







Critically 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


Special Guest
The American Dreams Show with Host Alan Olsen
Virtual, Date TBD, Q1 2024

Speaker: Impact, Philanthropy, & Next Gens
361Firm New York Conference 2024
New York, NY, 20 March 2024

Special Guest: Preparing Next-Gen Leaders for Greatness
Family Office List MasterClass
Live, Virtual, 14 March 2024, 10-11am PT / 1-2pm ET

Keynote Speaker: Global Geopolitical Turbulence & Implications
Elite Global Leaders Conference by JABOY Productions
Perry Lane Hotel, Savannah, GA, 4-5 March 2024

Special Guest: Family Business Leadership
Family Business Audiocast with R. Adam Smith
Live, Virtual, 4 March 2024, 8:45-9:30am PT / 11:45-12:30 ET

Special Guest
Masterclass: Exceptionalism in the Family Office
Live, Virtual, 12 February 2024

Panelist: US investments in Polish, Polish American and East European start-ups and companies
60 Million Congress – Global Polonia Summit 2024
Miami, FL, 1 February 2024

Moderator: Impact, Philanthropy, and Next Gens Panel
Panelist: Combined Emerging Industries and Impact/Philanthropy/Next Gens Panel
361Firm Naples and Miami (Florida) Investment Conferences
AC Hotel, Naples, and Cadillac Hotel, Miami, FL, 27-29 January 2024

Intergen (Family Office Ecosystem) Experience at 2024 World Logic Day (WLD)
Austin, TX, 19-21 January 2024

Keynote Speaker: Global Geopolitical Turbulence & Implications
Elite RIA & Family Office Investment Opportunities Summit by JABOY Productions
Hotel Swexan, Dallas, TX, 18 January 2024

Co-Moderator: Impact, Philanthropy, and Next Gens Panel
361Firm NYC Global Conference 2023
New York, NY, 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




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

College Apps: Stanford, Anyone?

When to Say No to Harvard

What It Takes to Get Into UC Berkeley

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Events & News



Special Guest
The American Dreams Show with Host Alan Olsen
Virtual, Q1 2024 Date TBD

Speaker: Impact, Philanthropy, & Next Gens
361Firm New York Conference 2024
New York, NY, 20 March 2024

Special Guest: Preparing Next-Gen Leaders for Greatness
Family Office List MasterClass
Live, Virtual, 14 March 2024, 10-11am PT / 1-2pm ET

Keynote Speaker: Global Geopolitical Turbulence & Implications
Elite Global Leaders Conference by JABOY Productions
Perry Lane Hotel, Savannah, GA, 4-5 March 2024

Special Guest: Family Business Leadership
Family Business Audiocast with R. Adam Smith
Live, Virtual, 4 March 2024, 8:45-9:30am PT / 11:45-12:30 ET


10 February 2024 — Penn Wharton, Salesforce Slack, ThreeEQ
A Short Story on Lydia Ma, ThreeEQ Founder Jason Ma’s Younger Daughter and Teammate, Celebrating Lunar New Year of the Dragon

ThreeEQ’s Jason Ma writes, “Happy Lunar New Year of the Dragon! Congratulations to all my (former) students, their parents, and friends born in the Year of the Dragon. This includes my younger daughter Lydia. As a loving dad first and mentor second, and despite inevitable ups and downs as human beings, I’ve seen my Lil Girl’s feisty spirit grow in the best ways. Reflecting on past years, from my Lil Girl’s playful days as a little dragon riding on her tiger dad’s back (yours truly born in the year of the Tiger), to now being a happy, compassionate working young leader, I’m filled with gratitude and excitement for her future and that of my driven Gen Z and millennial (former) students.” Please enjoy Jason’s reflective post via the link above.

27-29 January and 1 February, 2024 — 361Firm and 60 Million Congress
Jason Ma Inspires by Speaking on the “Impact, Philanthropy, and Next Gens” and  “Emerging Industries” Panels at 361Firm’s Naples and Miami Investment Conferences, as well as the “US Investments in Polish, Polish American, and East European Companies” Panel at the 60 Million Congress in Miami

ThreeEQ CEO Jason Ma inspired and enlightened an audience of family offices, investors, and CEOs at 361Firm’s Naples and Miami Investment Conferences 2024 in Florida headed by Mark Sanor by moderating once again the “Impact, Philanthropy, and Next Gens” panel and roundtable, and speaking on the combined “Emerging Industries (AI, Quantum, and Energy) and Philanthropy/Impact/Next Gens” panel in Miami. Additionally, Jason was an invited speaker on the “US investments in Polish, Polish American, and East European start-ups and companies” panel moderated by Mark Sanor at the 60 Million Congress—Global Polonia Summit in Miami.

19-20 January 2024 — Intergen.Family and World Logic Day
Jason Ma Inspires by Speaking at the Intergen Experience (Family Office Ecosystem) during World Logic Day 2024 in Austin

ThreeEQ CEO and Chief Mentor Jason Ma contributed and inspired as a speaker on “The Logic of Collaboration in the Family Office Space,” listening and sharing in “The Future of the Family Office Space” collaborative session, and conversing with wonderful souls through the event, private dinners, and afterparties. Jason reflects, “I liked the unusually interactive format of the event. With gratitude as Chief Mentor of Next-Gen Leaders, I cherish driven young people (Gen Z and Millennials).”

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