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 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.
In addition, as a C-suite/boardroom strategic advisor and global high-level rainmaker, Jason Ma directly helps select global corporates and SMEs 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.
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.
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.