Mentoring Young Leaders


Families. We envision an exciting world in which our Gen Z and Millennial students not only achieve great outcomes in college admissions, careers, leadership, and personal success with integrity and authenticity but also cultivate powerful mindsets, soft skills, and connections with joy and well-being for lifelong success. Longer term, our alumni will shine as impactful C-suite/senior executives and leaders in business, technology, and government.

Enterprises. With ThreeEQ’s strategic and pragmatic help, our Enterprise Clients (selected, tech startup to unicorn companies) will add to their ROI, bolster their growth in revenue, profitability, and market capitalization (depending on market conditions), enhance happiness and productivity, and even enjoy a very rewarding exit.



Testimonials LoveAt home, ThreeEQ founder Jason L. Ma 馬良傑 values unconditional love, humor, and high standards on what matters. At work, Mr. Ma and his team value

  • Integrity and authenticity
  • Compassionate leadership and connection
  • Strategic and pragmatic contribution
  • Creative, open-minded, and deep thinking
  • Continuous growth, learning, and improvement



ThreeEQ is a premier global education and business advisory firm forged and based in innovative Silicon Valley. We help our clients, who are select families, enterprises, and institutions worldwide, achieve great outcomes in what matters to them. Passionate about mentoring, rainmaking, and speaking, we transform chosen young people into impactful, next-generation leaders and help shape the G20 education and business world.



Through the years, foremost college admissions, career, leadership, and life coach and mentor Jason Ma has successfully guided 1-on-1 hundreds of select, driven teens and young adults (Gen Zers and Millennials) while being their parents’ trusted advisor. Mr. Ma’s students include his own two happy, high-achieving Gen Z daughters—a Google software engineer and a Wharton sophomore. One of ThreeEQ founder Mr. Ma’s distinctions is his 100% success rate with coachable and committed high-achievers.

ThreeEQ Private Client families find Mr. Ma’s unique success coaching and mentoring process to be exceptionally effective, inspiring, holistic, data-driven, and personalized at a quality level unmatched at even top private schools. In sum, ThreeEQ client students not only achieve great results with authenticity and integrity, but also transform upward, become the best version of themselves, and unleash their full potential as next-generation leaders:

  • Admission to their share of the Ivy League universities (Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Penn/Wharton, Princeton, and Yale) and ALL other elite research universities and liberal arts colleges (e.g. over 50 students admitted to Ivy League schools, Stanford, MIT, Caltech, UChicago, Duke, Georgetown, Northwestern, Johns Hopkins, Wash U, Rice, Notre Dame, Vanderbilt, Carnegie Mellon, and USC; over 100 students admitted to UC Berkeley and UCLA; and some admitted to Oxford, Cambridge, and Imperial in the UK)
  • Impactful, rewarding internships, great jobs and careers at notable companies, tech and non-tech, big and small
  • Happier lives and relationships in high school, in college/university, and as working adults—UNLIKE so many stressed-out or overanxious students at competitive high schools and elite colleges/universities
  • More powerful mindsets, direction, connectivity, and soft skills, including compassionate leadership, time management, critical thinking, creativity, decision-making, (internal and external) communications, and social/people skills, and
  • Deeper relationship with and appreciation for parents and family

Jason Ma is the acclaimed author of Young Leaders 3.0 and former Forbes Contributor on Mentoring Young Leaders (for college admissions, next-generation leadership, and entrepreneurship success) with over 1 million views. Today, ThreeEQ is featured as the preeminent Gen Z success mentor in Black Tie Magazine, which also published this article in Chinese . 

In addition, as a pragmatic, compassionate executive coach, Mr. Ma privately coaches select, mature C-suite/senior executives and entrepreneurs to enhance their well-being, performance, and fulfillment at work, in their community, and at home.



In the business world, ThreeEQ Enterprise Clients (selected, tech startup to unicorn companies) find ThreeEQ CEO Jason Ma’s strategic and pragmatic help to be invaluable in adding to their ROI, bolstering their growth in revenue and profitability, enhancing happiness and productivity, and even finding a rewarding exit. As a globally connected, high-powered CEO/Board advisor and global business rainmaker, Mr. Ma leverages and applies not only his worldwide network of tycoons, government leaders, CEOs, and other decision makers, but also his incisive worldview, business acumen, executive coaching skills, and high-level sales, relationship building, and dealmaking skills.

As a member of the B20 with the G20 through the G20/B20 Presidences of Australia, Turkey, China, Germany, and Argentina, Mr. Ma has helped shape the private sector’s employment/human capital and education policy recommendations for the G20 Leaders and governments. ThreeEQ pays particular attention to the future of work/talent/education, impact of AI/ML, and digital economy/transformation. Mr. Ma was a Forbes Global CEO Conference delegate for eight years.



As a sought-after keynote speaker, panelist, moderator, MC, and masterclass leader worldwide on topics ranging from family and education to leadership 3.0 to digital transformation to global business and geopolitics, Jason Ma inspires and galvanizes event audiences worldwide—ranging from students, to parents and educators, to corporate staff and managers, to CEOs/C-suite executives, to successful entrepreneurs, to government leaders, to family offices, and to billionaires—enabling them to reflect and transform positively.

Ma has spoken at numerous enterprises, family office and HNW parent events, global business conferences, B20 forums for the G20, education summits, Stanford, UC Berkeley, INSEAD, LAUSD, and alumni clubs from Harvard Business School (HBS), Stanford GSB, Harvard, Wharton, and Berkeley Haas. The Penn Club of SF is excited to co-sponsor with alumni clubs of all Ivy League universities—Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Penn, Princeton, and Yale—and Stanford, a special event for parents in Silicon Valley with Ma as the featured speaker on 24 October 2019.

In addition to his own professional speaking platform, Mr. Ma is represented by leading speakers bureaus around the world.



Jason Ma is the former Forbes contributor on Mentoring Young Leaders (for elite college admissions, next-gen leadership, and entrepreneurship success) with over 1 million views. Ma’s work has been featured in various media, including CNBC Asia (Managing Asia and Squawk Box), Business Rockstars, Fast Company, Channel NewsAsia, Black Tie Magazine, and others. ThreeEQ is featured as the preeminent Gen Z success mentor in Black Tie Magazine (also published in Chinese ). Ma contributes actively to business and education leadership communities and to the press worldwide. Stay up to date on Jason’s myriad media hits.




Sensing a higher purpose for the masses, Jason L. Ma authored Young Leaders 3.0: Stories, Insights, and Tips for Next-Generation Achievers, an acclaimed and inspiring book for teens, twentysomethings, parents, educators, and employers. This book features the authentic, personal stories of successes, failures, and lessons learned from a diverse group of 23 exemplary Gen Z and Millennial leaders and contributors—along with practical nuggets of wisdom, including overarching themes, success patterns seen, and concluding actionable advice from the author.



ThreeEQ believes in giving back. The ThreeEQ Foundation, a small donor-advised fund, works with the Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) to give to causes that assist the disadvantaged. Jason Ma also informally advises the SVCF on Gen Z initiatives and family philanthropy. ThreeEQ donates pro bono services to select non-profit and charity causes as well.



Having earned the privilege to attend or speak at some of the world’s most influential business gatherings, Jason L. Ma has met some of the world leaders, private sector tycoons, global 1000 CEOs, and fellow business and education influencers. As mementos of these great meetings, Ma has garnered many photos with these renowned achievers.



ThreeEQ is a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC). ThreeEQ CEO and Chief Mentor Jason Ma also contributes as a sustaining member for the Western Association for College Admission Counseling (WACAC).