Mike Lewis, Founder and CEO of When to Jump, Among 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs at 2017 Builders + Innovators Summit
Goldman Sachs is recognizing When to Jump founder Mike Lewis as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2017 at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Santa Barbara, California.
Goldman Sachs selected Mike as one of 100 entrepreneurs from multiple industries to be honored at the two-day event.
Mike Lewis is the Founder and CEO of When to Jump, a global community featuring the individuals, stories, and ideas relating to leaving something comfortable in order to pursue a passion. Launched in 2016, the platform has attracted millions of impressions through digital and print media, in-person experiences, and brand collaborations. Mike graduated magna cum laude from Dartmouth College and developed When to Jump from his experience leaving his job as an investor at Bain Capital Ventures to chase a dream of competing on the professional squash tour—an adventure across 200,000 miles, six continents and nearly fifty countries.
On October 24th, the When to Jump Podcast launches, featuring long form discussions with public figures, academics, executives, and every day people around the experience of taking a jump. The first two episodes will feature Sheryl Sandberg and Arianna Huffington - for more information or to subscribe, click here. In January 2018, Mike’s book, When to Jump: If the Job You Have Isn’t the Life You Want (Henry Holt Macmillan) will release worldwide.
“I’m thrilled and honored to be included in such a unique group of entrepreneurs from every industry and background,” Mike says. “I appreciate Goldman Sachs providing me the opportunity to represent When to Jump and share our story and vision with the other honorees. With our podcast launching next week and book releasing worldwide in January, it’s an exciting time for our community, and platform, and I’m grateful to Goldman for recognizing what lies ahead for our young company.”
"We are pleased to recognize Mike as one of the most intriguing entrepreneurs of 2017," said David M. Solomon, President and Co-Chief Operating Officer at Goldman Sachs. "This is the sixth year that we’ve hosted the Builders + Innovators Summit where emerging business leaders gather to discuss their common interests in building prosperous organizations."
For more than 145 years, Goldman Sachs has been advising and financing entrepreneurs as they launch and grow their businesses. In addition to honoring 100 entrepreneurs, the Summit consists of general sessions and clinics led by Goldman Sachs experts, seasoned entrepreneurs, academics and business leaders as well as resident scholars.
When to Jump is a curated global community featuring the individuals, stories, and ideas relating to leaving something comfortable in order to pursue a passion. Launched in 2016, the platform has attracted millions of impressions through digital and print media, in-person experiences, and brand collaborations. The When to Jump podcast launches October 24th and When to Jump: If the Job You Have Isn’t the Life You Want (Henry Holt Macmillan) releases worldwide in January 2018.
When to Jump™ is a community dedicated to exploring the fundamental question we all think about: when is the right time to go do what you really want to be doing?