Mr. Jason L. Ma
Founder, CEO & Chief Mentor, ThreeEQ & Author, Young Leaders 3.0
As a sought-after keynote and motivational speaker and one of the world’s top experts in G20 business, geopolitics, leadership, parenting, education, and college admissions, Jason L. Ma 馬良傑 captivates, educates, and inspires audiences worldwide to reflect and act towards increasing their ROI and positive transformation. Ma is Founder, CEO, and Chief Mentor of ThreeEQ, an innovative global business, leadership, career, family, education, and college admissions success consulting firm.
Jason Ma is the author of the acclaimed book Young Leaders 3.0: Stories, Insights, and Tips for Next-Generation Achievers, and a distinguished Forbes contributor on Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Education, and College Admissions (2011-6). As a high-level global business rainmaker, Ma serves as U.S. strategic advisor at Bright Scholar Education Group (NYSE: BEDU), China’s largest operator of K-12 private schools, and senior advisor at other growth-minded enterprises. Ma has personally mentored and transformed hundreds of millennial and teen achievers, including his own children, and helped many get admitted to the 8 Ivy League universities, Stanford, UC Berkeley, MIT, Oxford, and other elite universities.
Ma has spoken regularly at the World Chinese Economic Summit, Global China and India Business Meetings, family office conferences in the U.S. and Asia; private events at multinational corporations, institutions, and high net worth family groups; Stanford University, UC Berkeley, INSEAD, and other universities; K-12 school districts; and other summits around the world. Ma is a featured keynote speaker at the Harvard Business School Association of N. California and the Harvard Club of San Francisco. Ma is honored to share the stage at times with (former) G20 world leaders, billionaires and tycoons, and global 1000 CEOs, both Western and Asian/Chinese.
As a renowned global business and education thought leader, Ma serves as a leading American member of the B20, the G20’s official council and dialogue with the global business community, contributing on both the Employment and Education Taskforce and the SMEs Cross-thematic Group. Ma is a World Chinese Economic Summit Global Advisory Council member and a DC Finance Steering Committee member. He is a former APEC CEO Summit delegate, Pacific Basin Economic Council member, and has been a Forbes Global CEO Conference delegate for 8 years. Ma is also a NYTimes Higher Ed Leaders Forum delegate, an IfOnly luminary-expert, a sustaining member of the Western Association of College Admission Counseling, a Kairos Society mentor, and a former Thiel Fellowship mentor.
Jason Ma’s perspective has been enhanced by over 3 decades of seasoned business and entrepreneurial experience in innovative technology, education, expert, and traditional industries and more than 2 million miles of world travels to some 40 countries across Asia Pacific, Europe, Israel, and the Americas. His work has been featured in top media, including Forbes, CNBC Asia (Managing Asia and Squawk Box), Business Rockstars, Fast Company, iHeartMedia, Channel NewsAsia, and Teen Kids News.
Ma holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from UC Berkeley. He’s originally from Hong Kong. At home, Ma values unconditional love, high standards on what matters, and humor.