About this Event
1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045
James Rhee is an acclaimed impact leader, entrepreneur, educator, investor and goodwill strategist. He transforms people, brands and organizations by identifying and unleashing purpose through the systemic union of mathematical and creative systems. James is the founder of red helicopter, a collective media-education platform that is uniting a global community at the intersection of kindness and math.
As an investor, James founded FirePine Group, a family-office impact investment platform, and has held senior roles managing billions of dollars of growth and distressed private equity capital at leading institutions with a focus on human, brand and capital intersectionality. As an educator, James serves as the Johnson Chair of Entrepreneurship at Howard University. He is also the executive in residence and a strategic adviser at the MIT Leadership Center and holds an appointment as senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
As a corporate leader, James is on the Advisory Council of JPMorgan Chase’s Advancing Black Pathways and the Governing Committee of the CEO Action for Racial Equity. He also served as a director of Conscious Capitalism. James received his A.B. with honors from Harvard College and his J.D. with honors from Harvard Law School.