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Jason Ma      

Preeminent Next-Generation Leaders Mentor; C-Suite Advisor & Global Business Rainmaker; Acclaimed Author; Leading Member of The B20 with The G20

Jason Ma 馬良傑 is an influential G20 business and education leader, preeminent next-generation leaders’ success coach/mentor and elite university admissions consultant, C-suite/boardroom strategic advisor and global rainmaker, acclaimed author, and sought-after speaker and masterclass leader.

As a leading member of The B20 with The G20 (representing 85% of the global nominal GDP of nearly US$90 trillion and 66% of 7.4 billion people), Jason Ma serves on the foremost Employment and Education Task Force (through the G20 and B20 presidencies of Australia, Turkey, China, Germany, and currently Argentina). As the private sector’s voice of the G20, the B20’s policy recommendations on behalf of the international business community to the G20 governments capture the attention of the Presidents/Prime Ministers and their Cabinet Secretaries/Ministers. Ma pays particular attention to the future of work, talent, and education, the impact of AI and technologies, and digital transformation.

Ma is also a World Chinese Economic Forum Global Advisory Council member, DC Finance Family Office Conference Steering Committee member, and NYTimes Higher Ed Leaders Forum delegate. He is a former APEC CEO Summit delegate, Pacific Basin Economic Council member, Thiel Fellowship mentor, Kairos Society mentor, and Forbes Global CEO Conference delegate for 8 years.

Jason Ma is Founder, CEO and Chief Mentor of ThreeEQ Inc., a foremost global business, next-generation leadership career, and elite college admissions success advisory firm for select global companies and high-net-worth families. He is the acclaimed author of Young Leaders 3.0: Stories, Insights, and Tips for Next-Generation Leaders. He is a renowned Forbes contributor on next-generation leadership and entrepreneurship, innovative higher education, mentorship, and elite U.S. college admissions (2011-16, over 1 million views). His work has been featured in various top media, including CNBC Asia (Managing Asia and Squawk Box), Business Rockstars, Fast Company, Channel NewsAsia, and others.

ThreeEQ inspires and mentors select Gen Z and Millennial high achievers with caring, high-net-worth parents (Private Clients) to get admitted to elite/Ivy League universities and to pave lucrative career paths as solid, compassionate next-generation leaders. As chief mentor, Jason Ma helps ThreeEQ Private Client students achieve great results, unleash their full potential, and transform into the best version of themselves—so that their happiness, health, and wealth will be above the fold among even their driven peers. Testimonials from students, their parents, and other VIPs abound.

In addition, as a C-suite/boardroom strategic advisor and global high-level rainmaker, Jason Ma directly helps select global corporates and SMEs (Enterprise Clients) make pragmatic decisions, win large customers, make strategic deals, and enhance soft skills and productivity. ThreeEQ Enterprise Clients add to their ROI, strengthen leadership and human capital quality, and bolster revenue and profitability growth. (View Ma’s gallery with G20 Leaders, tycoons, and Global 1000 CEOs.)

As a speaker onstage and a masterclass leader “uncaged” in ballrooms worldwide, Jason Ma inspires, motivates, and galvanizes audiences—from Gen Zers and their parents to global CEOs and billionaires, and everyone in between—enabling them to reflect, increase their ROI, and transform positively. Besides his own speaker platform, Jason Ma is represented by top speakers bureaus worldwide.

Jason Ma’s perspective has been enhanced by over 3 decades of seasoned experience and impact in innovative technology, education, and expert industries—with more than 2 million miles of world travels to over 40 countries across Asia Pacific, Europe/Israel, and the Americas. Through his career, he successfully made deals with hundreds of enterprises and SMEs; co-built leading tech companies (subsequent IPO or M&A); and co-founded, invested in, and exited astutely from a few IT, new media, edtech, and education services companies. This past decade, Ma has personally and successfully counselled numerous students of affluent families on the complex elite U.S. college planning, applications, and admissions process, next-generation leadership, and personal success with great outcomes.

Jason Ma earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at UC Berkeley College of Engineering. Originally from Hong Kong, he is multicultural, fluent in Cantonese, and speaks Mandarin. He and his wife are joyful parents of two happy, high-achieving daughters. In the Ma family (playfully, the “MAfia”), Ma values unconditional love, humor, and high standards on what matters.

Speech Topics

Global Trends and Developments: The Future of Work and Talent / Globalization / Technology and Digital Transformation / Geopolitics / Intergenerational and Multicultural Shifts

  • The Future of Work and Talent Worldwide: What You Need to Know and How to Advance
  • AI/Machine Learning, Digital Transformation, and Industry 4.0 Trends in Major G20 Economies
  • Technology Industry Growth Trends and Insights: West (Silicon Valley) Meets East (Asia/China)
  • Asia/China and International Business Growth Strategies and Roadmaps in Turbulent Times
  • Diverse Mindsets, Cultures, and Intergenerational Shifts of Asians/Chinese vs. Americans
  • Perspective on the Geopolitical and Socioeconomic New Normal with U.S. President Trump

Corporate Leadership 3.0: Mentoring and Transforming Multigenerational Teams Worldwide While Honing Your Own “3EQ” For Next-Level Success

  • How to Mentor and Transform Increasingly Multigenerational, Diverse, and Multicultural Teams
  • How to Become the Boss or Older Colleague That Millennials and Gen Z’ers Love to Work With
  • How to Become the Millennial or Gen Z Employee Companies Love to Keep and Develop
  • How to Rescue Ourselves from Addictive Technologies/Apps
  • How to Hone the “OS & Apps” in Your Mind & Soul and Be Happier, Healthier, and Wealthier
  • How to Hone Your Pragmatic Emotional, Social, and Leadership Intelligence (“3EQ”) For Success
  • How to Be Entrepreneurial and Innovative When Change Is Accelerating—Silicon Valley Style

(Ultra) High Net Worth Family, Career, Elite University Admissions, Education, and Parenting Success

  • The Secret to Success in UHNW Succession Planning
  • What They Don’t Teach You at Ivy League Universities
  • Preparing Your Children For High School, University, Career, and Personal Success
  • Hypercompetitive U.S. Elite College Admissions: How Your High Schoolers Can Advance
  • Western vs. Asian/Chinese Parenting Styles and Family Success Strategies
  • How to Hone Family Values and Become More Effective, Joyful Parents
  • Why to Start Preparing for College in Sixth Grade


Forbes Contributor Jason Ma on Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Education, & University Admissions (Over 1 Million Views)
Jason L. Ma: Next Generation 3.0, Global Advisor to Top CEOs & Our Next Generation – Clientele Luxury Magazine (Featured Article on page 40)
Around The World Interview Exclusive: Jason Ma – JustLuxe Luxury Online Magazine (Featured article)
Harvard Business School Association of Northern California: Preparing Your Children For School, College, Career, and Personal Success with Jason Ma
Jason Ma to Moderate “The Future of Work” panel at Florida Family Office Conference 2018
Jason Ma to Speak about “Digital Economy—Building an Ecosystem for Innovation and Entrepreneurship” at World Chinese Economic Forum 2018
Leading B20 Member Jason Ma (with Front Row Seat) at B20 Summit in Advance of G20 Leaders Summit 2018
Fostering Young Leaders For A Successful Future With Jason Ma on National Radio
Actionable Message for Affluent Parents of Driven Students
Jason Ma Launches Masterclass “Leadership 3.0: Mentoring and Transforming Multigenerational and Diverse Teams For Success”
ThreeEQ Launches Facebook Group “Parents of Driven Students”
Jason Ma Speaks About Gen Z in the 2018 Future of Business Collaboration Webinar: Communication for the Intelligent Enterprise
Graduations and Kids Off to College!
Jason Ma Moderates Seminar on Tariffs and International Trade Wars for Realtors
Jason Ma Gives Keynote Address and Leads Masterclass at Major HR Summit in India
Jason Ma Meets U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross
Jason Ma Contributes at the B20 Joint Task Force Meeting at OECD in Paris
Jason Ma’s Chapter “Gen Z: Understanding Tomorrow’s Digital Workers” in Newly Published eBook

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