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Shawn Landres


Shawn Landres co-founded Jumpstart in 2008. His work has earned wide recognition, from the White House to the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CNN.com, GOOD Magazine, and Fast.Co.Exist. The Forward named Shawn among the 50 most influential American Jewish leaders, and last year, he received a Ted Comet Exemplar Award, given once every four years for "outstanding leadership and furthering international cooperation benefiting the Jewish people." In Los Angeles, Shawn is an investor in and advisor to The Mother Company, Hub LA, and InVenture. He is an Ariane de Rothschild Fellow and member of the ROI Community and Selah Leadership Network, and recent alumnus of the New Leaders Project.