JARED KLEINERT is currently the 19 year old co-author and co-founder of 2 Billion Under 20, Founder of Kleinert Ventures, a marketing consulting firm whose clients include #1 NYT Bestselling authors, Olympians, start-ups, and Fortune 500s, Jared is an international public speaker discussing Millennial empowerment, youth entrepreneurship, community-building, and more on TEDx stages and in corporate boardrooms.
He’s shared the stage with various thought leaders including Kevin Harrington from ABC’s Shark Tank, Les Brown, and international recording artist Pitbull.
Kleinert was previously an early team member at enterprise software start-up 15Five, as well as edtech start-up Learnist, and successfully started (and spectacularly failed) two start-ups of his own at 15 and 16 years old. At 17, he was named the "Definition of Social Entrepreneur" by Forbes, and has since also appeared in Fast Company, Techcrunch, Business Insider, Huffington Post, and other media outlets.
He’s headlined at the National Speakers Association’s main event, and will be speaking at TED @ IBM in October 2015 about "Millennials - The End of Corporate America (As We Know It!)."