FORA.tv Speaker - Jason Young

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Biography

Co-Founder, Hidden Genius Project

Jason Young is co-founder of the Hidden Genius Project (THGP), an Oakland-based nonprofit that provides black male youths with the knowledge, skills, mentors, and experiences to obtain and create technological jobs in this new, global, 21st century economy. Jason is also the founder and CEO of Mindblown Labs, an education technology company that creates highly engaging, mobile social games to help teens and young adults develop financial literacy and other 21st century skills. Jason is an entrepreneur at heart. He started his first business when he was nine and three others prior to college, including a tutoring company and travel agency. He was part of the founding team of Wikinvest and worked in Finance at Merrill Lynch. Jason graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Harvard University.

1 Program

Equity in the Tech-Driven Regional Economy

09.23.13 | 01:05:08 min | 0 comments