About Jason William Johnson

                                As Seen On

                              As Seen On

 

The Personality Powered Entrepreneur

Jason is a doctoral candidate in Organizational Leadership and holds a Masters in Industrial-Organizational Psychology. He is a subject matter expert in personality psychology with over 12 years of experience as a coach using Myers-Briggs, The Big Five, and other personality theories and frameworks.

Jason is CEO and Co-Founder of Konveau, an app that uses personality type and personal interests to help people connect at social gatherings. Publications such as Chicago Tribune Blue Sky Innovation, Chicago Inno, Technori and South Florida Business Journal have featured Konveau. Jason is also an alum of PowerMoves, the country’s largest accelerator for technology startup founders of color. Before Konveau, Jason founded Identity Engineers, a boutique branding and business strategy firm that operated in the Chicago Loop from 2010-2013.  Jason is a Forbes.com contributor, was selected as one of Chicago Inno’s 50 on Fire for 2017, and a presenter at 2017 New Orleans Entrepreneurship Week.

Currently, Jason is the Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Chicago Urban League. In his role, he develops programming and provides strategic direction for an award-winning program that serves over 500 businesses annually. In FY 2017 the Center’s clients obtained 121 contracts worth $55,991,000 and created 80 new jobs. The Center also provided clients with over 750 hours of one on one counseling and 3943 hours of entrepreneurship training.