NY Times Bestseller, Business Insider's 40 Under 40, Now Reinventing College in the 21st Century - Adam Braun
Adam Braun, Episode #144/145
Adam Braun is a New York Times bestselling author and entrepreneur. He is the CEO & Co-Founder of MissionU, a debt-free college alternative for the 21st century. Prior to launching MissionU, he founded and led Pencils of Promise, the award-winning organization that has broken ground on 400+ schools around the world. In recent years he has been named to Business Insider's 40 Under 40, Wired Magazine’s “50 People Who Are Changing the World,” and was selected as one of the World Economic Forum’s first ten Global Shapers.
Braun graduated from Brown University, began his career at leading consulting firm Bain & Company and is now a frequent speaker at conferences, colleges and Fortune 1000 companies. He has also been a featured speaker at The White House, United Nations and Clinton Global Initiative. He avidly engages with his social media following of over 750,000 people and currently resides in the San Francisco Bay area. His book The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change debuted at #2 on the New York Times Bestseller list and is available in bookstores nationwide.