About Me

Bio: Ash Kumra is CEO of entrepreneur movement and agency YOUNGRY™, business author and host of the top Southern California entrepreneurship radio show. He has been awarded both by Linkedin and White House for making an impact. Ash has spoken to over 10,000 people and 50 colleges on peak performance, entrepreneurship and mindfulness. TV and media credits include Sony”s “Meet The Drapers” starring venture capitalist Tim Draper, Forbes, Huffington Post, Wall Street Journal and Entrepreneur.

Ash also serves on UC Irvine’s Beall Center for Entrepreneurship, Startup Grind OC and Newport Beach Foundation. Previously Ash worked with the White House, Case Foundation and other business leaders to help launch “Startup America” a public/private partnership that in total helped inform, educate and provide resources for thousands of businesses across America.

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Leadership Highlights:

Co-Founder and CEO (June 2016 – Present)

YOUNGRY™ is a movement and mentor platform for entrepreneurs “Young In Spirit, Hungry In Ambition” to succeed. My role as co-founder includes building a national movement of early stage entrepreneurs and mentors across North America. Forbes Media Profile: http://bit.ly/2mqmmwA .

ProFinder Influencer And Business Consultant (January 2017 to Present)
Awarded by Linkedin Best of 2017 award for consulting and advisory work. Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/profinder/pro/ashkumra.

Speaker and Mindset Coach (March 2012 to Present)

I have spoken to over 10,000 people and has been cited in 100’s of articles including Forbes Magazine, Huffington Post, American Express Forum, Entrepreneur Magazine, Startup America/Up Global, LA Times, OC Register, Tedx & White House. Media Reel: https://youtu.be/BtqXWACAKB8

Radio Show Host And Producer (September 2016 to Present)

Run one of the largest weekly entrepreneur radio shows in Southern California for past two years  interviewing successful entrepreneurs, investors and influencers to help early stage entrepreneurs thrive. Tech Coast Angels President Grant Van Cleve Interview: http://bit.ly/2GPPcj8 .

Board Member, Beall Center for Entrepreneurship (January 2016 to Present)

Our mission is to inspire innovation and entrepreneurship for the 21st century.

Business Book Author (January 2017 to Present)

Morgan James Publishing has grown from publishing 6 books per year to publishing an average of 150 front list titles each year, over with a backlist of over 2,000 titles. Best selling authors have included Brendon Burchard, Jeff Walker, Russell Brunson and the global best selling series “Guerrilla Marketing” by Jay Levinson. I am launching a book called the “Movement Economy”.

California Statewide Leader (January 2012 to January 2015)

A movement by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs – launched January 31, 2011, at the White House to help inspire and celebrate entrepreneurs, their firms and the people that join them. I was part of the founding California team and helped create programs that impacted thousands of businesses.

White House Speech: http://bit.ly/2pzAjt9 .