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Jason Keck

Jason Keck is the CEO and Co-Founder of Broker Buddha, a company revolutionizing the commercial insurance industry.
Summary

Jason Keck is a seasoned entrepreneur and business executive with a diverse range of experiences across various industries. He is currently the CEO and Co-Founder of Broker Buddha, a company that is revolutionizing the commercial insurance space through its online platform of interactive insurance smart forms. 

Jason also co-founded many tech startups, like Motion Traxx, a company focused on mobile, social, music, and video apps, Stereotypes, an app development company.

Prior to his current role, Jason held several other notable positions, including the Head of Product Partnerships at Tumblr, where he was responsible for establishing and managing partnerships related to product development. 

He was also the Head of Business Development at Shazam Entertainment for the global business development, generating $17 million in annual revenue. He also secured a placement for Shazam Encore as the "Free App of the Day" in collaboration with Starbucks and Apple.

Jason attended Harvard University, where he specialized in computer networking and earned a BA in Computer Science. During his time at Harvard, he was actively involved in Varsity Baseball. 

Jason has been advising many brands including Parkview Technology Merchant Bank, Tonara, a mobile music startup, and License To Live, a social enterprise designed to inspire. He has also served as an advisor for CareerShifters, a career-change support organization.

In addition to his professional roles, Keck has been involved in advisory positions and projects. He served as the NYC Co-Chair for Harvard Alumni Entrepreneurs, where he focused on developing the alumni community of entrepreneurs in New York City. 

Jason also hosts DE&I Series, a podcast that highlights various insurance executives and their acheivements and work. The podcast raises awareness and practical guidance about how to incorporate DE&I into life and workplace for its global audience.

Biography

Jason Keck attended Harvard University, where he specialized in computer networking and earned a BA in Computer Science. During his time at Harvard, he was actively involved in Varsity Baseball. 

Jason's professional journey began at Accenture, where he worked as a Media & Telecommunications Manager from October 2005 to January 2008. He successfully managed projects for clients such as BSkyB and Vodafone UK, delivering results on time and under budget. His accomplishments included managing the Remote Record project for BSkyB and leading the mobile network architecture team for Vodafone UK.

Jason held the position of Head of Business Development at Shazam Entertainment from January 2008 to January 2012. He was responsible for global business development, leading a team and generating $17 million in annual revenue. During his tenure, Jason played a key role in growing the Samsung business from zero to $4 million in annual revenue within two years and negotiated significant new business contracts with Eastern European and Asian carriers. He also secured a groundbreaking placement for Shazam Encore as the "Free App of the Day" in collaboration with Starbucks and Apple.

Jason held several other notable positions. He served as the Head of Product Partnerships at Tumblr from October 2015 to June 2017, where he was responsible for establishing and managing partnerships related to product development. Before that, he co-founded Motion Traxx in January 2014, where he served as the Co-Founder and Head of Product & Technology. Motion Traxx focused on mobile, social, music, and video apps. Jason also founded Stereotypes in January 2012, where he served as the Founder and CEO. Stereotypes was an app development company that gained recognition for its app called “Stereotypes: MTV for the YouTube Generation.”

Jason is currently the CEO and Co-Founder of Broker Buddha, a company that is revolutionizing the commercial insurance space through its online platform of interactive insurance smart forms. Jason co-founded Broker Buddha in 2017 and has been leading the company since then. Under his leadership, Broker Buddha has been recognized as one of the top 10 InsureTech companies in 2017.

In addition to his professional roles, Jason has been involved in advisory positions and projects. He served as the NYC Co-Chair for Harvard Alumni Entrepreneurs, where he focused on developing the alumni community of entrepreneurs in New York City. He also acted as an operating partner at Parkview Technology Merchant Bank, advising on M&A transactions in the digital media industry. Jason has provided advisory services to various companies, including Tonara, a mobile music startup, and License To Live, a social enterprise designed to inspire. He has also served as an advisor for CareerShifters, a career-change support organization.


Vision

Jason's vision is to reshape the commercial insurance space, leveraging an online platform of interactive insurance smart forms to streamline workflows and modernize the industry.

Through his entrepreneurial spirit, Jason seeks to drive growth, foster innovation, and forge strategic partnerships. He envisions a world where collaboration and cutting-edge technology create new opportunities and push boundaries. Jason's vision extends beyond his own ventures, as he actively engages with the entrepreneurial community, providing guidance, support, and inspiration to others on their entrepreneurial journeys.


Recognition and Awards
As the Head of Business Development at Shazam Entertainment, Jason played a pivotal role in generating $17 million in annual revenue and driving global business development. He spearheaded the growth of the Samsung business from zero to $4 million in annual revenue within two years and secured significant new business contracts with Eastern European and Asian carriers. Furthermore, he orchestrated a groundbreaking collaboration with Starbucks and Apple, securing the placement of Shazam Encore as the "Free App of the Day." Under his leadership, Broker Buddha has been recognized as one of the top 10 InsureTech companies in 2017. Jason also hosts DE&I Series, a podcast that highlights various insurance executives and their acheivements and work. The podcast raises awareness and practical guidance about how to incorporate DE&I into life and workplace for its global audience.

References
Jason Keck
Residence
USA
Occupation
Technology entrepreneur, digital media expert, insurtech specialist
Known for
Broker Buddha (CEO, Founder)
Education
BA (Computer Science, Harvard University)
Social Media
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