Advisory

Contact:

Connect With Jason:

Jason Dean '13 Contributor Since 2013

Editor-At-Large |

Thought Leadership By Jason:

Brian Grazer: The Most Curious Man in Hollywood

An active imagination and questioning everything have led ­Brian Grazer to the top in both TV and film

Steven F. Udvar-Házy Is Making the World a Smaller Place

After immigrating from communist Hungary and pioneering the airline leasing industry more than 40 years ago,...

Kobe Bryant and Jeff Stibel are Changing the Playing Field

The NBA legend and serial entrepreneur have joined forces to lead a $100M investment fund focused on...

Nicolas Berggruen: An All-In Mentality

Nicolas Berggruen built his fortune while cultivating an expansive worldview; now he’s harnessing the...

Allyson Felix & Janet Evans: Investing in Gold

Olympic heroes and SoCal natives Janet Evans (R) and Allyson Felix (L) are channeling their competitive drive...

Therese Tucker: Bring on the SaaS

From a farm in Illinois to the first female founder and CEO of a venture-backed LA public company: How...

Chris Davis: America’s Fastest Growing Company

Chris Davis has built Loot Crate into a $116M star in Los Angeles’ burgeoning e-commerce marketplace by...

Patrick Soon-Shiong: Moonshot Man on a Mission

As the wealthiest person in Los Angeles (and the smartest person in the room), Patrick Soon-Shiong is fully...

Troy Carter: American Visionary

From Lady Gaga to Uber, Troy Carter’s sixth sense for recognizing potential has earned him a dual position...

John Kilroy: Riding a Wave of Success

John Kilroy’s competitive spirit is translating into big wins on land – Kilroy Realty is contributing to...

Bob Diamond: Banking on the Future

Former Barclays CEO Bob Diamond is mining Africa’s potential with Atlas Mara, his latest venture

Shervin Pishevar: Funding the Revolution

One of the original investors in Uber, Shervin Pishevar is doubling down on transportation as co-founder and...

Dan Beckerman: He Shoots, He Scores

Dan Beckerman may not suit up and hit the floor during the heat of the battle, but he is a major-league...

Lewis C. Horne: CBRE’s Space Saver

Whether scoping out workplace best practices in Amsterdam or road tripping to China with the mayor, Lewis C....

Peter Diamandis: Eyes on the XPRIZE

Peter Diamandis’ projections are refreshingly optimistic and wildly futuristic, yet exponential...

C.L. Max Nikias: Scaling the Walls of Higher Education

The road to the presidency – of any office – is distinguished by a series of shining achievements that...

Frank Addante: Crossing the Rubicon

First impressions can be deceiving. At a glance, Frank Addante seems like the fresh-faced kid who just...

Richard Meier: A White Knight of Modern Architecture

Richard Meier built the lion’s share of his reputation in New York and various spots on the map east of the...

This Sky Has No Limit

Sky Dayton, the mastermind behind EarthLink and Boingo, is leading the smooth ride on LA’s innovation...

Eli Broad: Unreasonable to Perfection

 Following in Eli Broad’s footsteps (quite literally), it’s impossible not to marvel at the gait of the...

Tom Gores: Balancing Family, Business, and the Detroit Pistons

It’s less than a week since he consummated his latest and most publicly visible transaction —...