Jason Frasca is a top leader of New Jersey’s entrepreneurial community, who was recruited in 2014 to help evolve the entrepreneurship program at Montclair State University.
Jason is an entrepreneurial business executive, marketing, and sales professional with 20+ years of experience managing Fortune 500 and nationally recognized clients in direct marketing, entrepreneurship, video surveillance, and consulting for technology solutions development. He has dedicated his career to designing radically innovative process and solutions for his companies, employers, and clients.
By deconstructing complex problems Jason provides a systems design approach to the execution of optimized business performance. This optimization mindset has yielded massive results with limited resources.
In the fall of 2014, Jason led the Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship team in researching 3D Printing technology. The result: MIX Lab – which houses 35 cloud-connected 3D printing devices; the 9th such Innovation Center in the World. As the now Co-Director of the MIX Lab, Jason fuses design innovation skills with an entrepreneurial mindset to make things happen, which is the core of MIX Lab’s mission.
In addition to a strong background in big-picture design thinking, Jason is trained and certified by VentureWell in the Lean LaunchPad Educators Program, and by the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative in the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program Facilitator Training. As the Entrepreneurship Instructor and Startup Mentor, Jason has developed and teaches all three courses of the Entrepreneurship Certificate program at Montclair State University. Jason contributes to the ongoing development of the entrepreneurial curriculum to incorporate the latest teachings on entrepreneurship and startup methodologies.
Jason frequently counsels Montclair State University students, faculty, staff and local entrepreneurs providing guidance and advice based on his experience at startups and 3D Printing. He connects those aspiring entrepreneurs with experts in the startup community so that their ideas may blossom and flourish.
Jason is a well-known and well-respected member of New Jersey’s startup and entrepreneurial communities. He has served as an organizer of various Meetup groups and has been a presenter on several occasions. He was an organizer of the 2014 Google I/O Extended Conference in New Jersey, one of only 12 sites in the U.S. for the worldwide tech and entrepreneurship event.
Jason is currently advising several startups, including SafeRoom, a zero-knowledge encryption platform in addition to several others. He consults with all types of businesses, from entrepreneurs to major publishers, on 3D Printing technology, design thinking, and innovation, all looking to optimize performance.
Last, Jason’s hobby, Evernote. In 2014 Jason authored his first book, Evernote Success: Strategy and Tactics To Set Up A Successful Evernote Environment.