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Jason Shuman

Advisor Greater Boston Area, US

CEO and Co-Founder of Category Five and University of Miami Entrepreneurship Advisory Board Member.

CEO and Co-Founder of Category Five and University of Miami Entrepreneurship Advisory Board Member.

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Founder

Category Five

Advisor

University of Miami School of Business
University of Miami School of Business

Positions

Venture Fellow Corigin Ventures March 2015 - present
Ex-Officio Member University of Miami, SBA Entrepreneurship Advisory Board May 2014 - present
Entrepreneurial Speaker and Consultant Speaker, Lecturer, and Consultant October 2013 - present
Co-Founder and CEO Category Five August 2011 - present
Sales and Leasing Specialist Luxury Residential Group, LLC May 2010 - January 2012
Teaching Assistant and Athlete Peer Advisor University of Miami School of Business August 2010 - December 2011
Marketing and Business Development Associate Identity Force March 2009 - October 2011
Sales Thunder Sports July 2007 - December 2007

Education

University of Miami Entrepreneurship and Marketing 2009 - 2013
University of Miami - School of Business Entrepreneurship and Marketing 2009 - 2013
Brown University Global Development and Economic Policy 2008 - 2008

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Branding
  • • Customer Acquisition
  • • Fundraising
  • • E-Commerce
  • • Data and Analytics
  • • Lifestyle Branding
Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Commerce
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Events
  • • Fashion
  • • Mobile
  • • Payments
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Social Impact
  • • Sports
  • • Transportation
  • • Travel
  • • Wearable Tech

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Sales • Marketing • Business Development • Entrepreneurship • Social Media Marketing

Key Accomplishments

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Travis Montaque
They're my school  •  Fellow, The Kairos Society and Founder/CEO, Splyst. University of Miami grad.
Jason is the Founder of Category 5 Boat Shoes, a company in which he started from the ground up. He is a master networker, brilliant mind an ... d has the leadership skills and chutzpah to drive any company to success.
Travis Montaque
They're my school  •  Fellow, The Kairos Society and Founder/CEO, Splyst. University of Miami grad.
Jason is the Founder of Category 5 Boat Shoes, a company in which he started from the ground up. He is a master networker, brilliant mind an ... d has the leadership skills and chutzpah to drive any company to success.
Christopher J. Wolfel
We worked together  •  VP of Partnerships and Marketing, Splashscore and Mentor & Mini-Hack Facilitator, Youth CITIES.
Jason thinks outside of the box, no matter what issue comes up he finds a way to overcome it. I have seen him go through the highs and lows ... of being an entrepreneur already including needing to fire best friends and the triumphs of bringing in big customers. Jason undoubtedly will continue to be an entrepreneur everyday throughout the rest of his life.
Ketan Rahangdale
They're my school  •  President, JOOX. Previously Venture Consultant, Blackstone Launchpad.
Shoe industry guru. Gangstapreneur.
Kevin Piening
They're my school  •  Researcher, Human Capital. Previously Operations Business Analyst, CA Technologies.
Jason is a already a great entrepreneur. I had the privilege of seeing him launch the business while simultaneous going to classes as a full ... time student. It is this drive and ability to multitask that I know will make him and Category 5 successful moving forward.
Caroline Castille
They're my advisor  •  INROADS Manifest Compliance LDP Intern, PepsiCo and INROADS Sales Management LDP Intern, PepsiCo.
Jason is very knowledgeable in the shoe industry as well as manufacturing in general. When it comes to advising, Jason takes into account ea ... ch aspect of a company's downfalls and successes and combines those into a realistic perspective in an effort to help entrepreneurs learn from his own experiences. Jason will put all of his effort into bringing about the best in a start-up company; he will go above and beyond anything expected. Jason is an amazing advisor and certainly someone valuable to work with, to say the least.

Christopher J. Wolfel
They're my friends  •  VP of Partnerships and Marketing, Splashscore and Mentor & Mini-Hack Facilitator, Youth CITIES.
Chris is the type of entrepreneur that you not only want on your team, but you want as a friend. Aside from being a brilliant networker, Chr ... is brings a high level of expertise in more areas than most. His ability to take ideas, analyze them, and eventually assist in execution, directly correlates to the amount of hours he's put in working with hundreds of startups. Most importantly though, Chris is a loyal, passionate entrepreneur who will motivate those around him to succeed.

Christian Cox
They're my school  •  Management Trainee, Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Previously Marketing Coordinator, Prime Entertainment Group. University of Miami grad.
Christian is the type of person who's a resourceful self-starter. As an entrepreneur I believe he has the ability to solve problems, set goa ... ls, and achieve at a high level. Christian's is a naturally likable person who will fit into most startup cultures and inspire those around him to follow.

Harrison Krasner
We worked together  •  Brand Ambassador, The Next Step Realty and CEO And Co-Founder, Harbor Hill.
Harrison is an up and coming entrepreneur with the drive to be successful. His ability to network at his age is second to none and I believe ... that he brings a creative thought process to problem solving that many entrepreneurs don't have. His willingness to put himself out there and dive head first into projects will help expedite his entrepreneurial development throughout college and beyond.