About: Naveen Jain
Naveen Jain is a philanthropist, entrepreneur and a technology pioneer.
Naveen Jain is founder of Intelius, Moon Express and InfoSpace. He is Co-Chairman at X Prize Foundation for “Education and Global Development”. Naveen serves on the board of Singularity University, Coastal Aviation Software and Flow Mobile. He is a member of Pacific Council on International Policy.
Naveen Jain has been awarded many honors for his entrepreneurial successes and leadership skills including “Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year”, “Albert Einstein Technology Medal” for pioneers in technology, “Top 20 Entrepreneurs” by Red Herring, “Six People Who Will Change the Internet” by Information Week.
His success with Intelius has earned such accolades as “Best New Company” by the American Business Awards, Puget Sound Business Journal’s “One of Washington’s Top Three Best Workplaces”, “Rising Star” in Deloitte & Touche’s Technology Fast 500 Program, “America’s Top 500 Fastest-Growing Private Companies” by Inc. Magazine and has been listed amongst the top 15 Corporate Philanthropists in the community.
Naveen Jain is actively engaged in many philanthropic activities and has generously contributed to an assortment of organizations dedicated to innovation, entrepreneurship, and education. Many organizations benefiting from their charitable activities include; The X-Prize Foundation, The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, The Intrepid Museum, United Way, Children’s Hospital, HopeLink, Overlake Service League, Tree House, Boys and Girls Club, Vedic Cultural Center, Seattle Art Museum, Performing Arts Center, Children Rights & You and the University of Washington.
5 posts by Naveen Jain
- Naveen Jain — Rethinking Sustainable Philanthropy – July 30, 2011
- Dear Entrepreneur, Stop Dreaming and Just Launch That Business – March 20, 2011
- Don’t be a Tiger Mom CEO — Celebrate Failure – March 15, 2011
- Top 10 lessons for becoming a successful entrepreneur — Naveen Jain – December 7, 2010
- Rethinking Education to Build Better Learners — Naveen Jain – December 7, 2010