James Rhee

James Rhee is an acclaimed impact leader, 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. His current venture, red helicopter, is a collective media-education platform uniting a global community at the intersection of the
values of kindness and math. His unprecedented reinvention of Ashley Stewart as Chairman and CEO from 2013-2020 has shaped the global discourse on leadership, race, gender, and capitalism on such platforms as TED and Brene Brown’s Dare to Lead.

James has stewarded billions of dollars of capital in the consumer/retail space.
James is the Johnson Chair of Entrepreneurship at Howard University and Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School. He is a member of the Advisory Council of JPMorgan Chase’s Advancing Black Pathways. He is a former board member of the National Retail Federation and a soon-to-be published author.