Jason Jannati

Insightful, driven and passionate—Jason Jannati is a devoted brand strategist and leader in energy efficiency. As a founding member of the Howard County Business Council, he plays a key role in fostering the development of important relationships within the energy efficiency industry.

As co-founder and chief communication officer of greeNEWit, Jannati is responsible for defining the high-level strategic direction of marketing and affiliate partner initiatives. He has helped greeNEWit reach revenue goals by communicating concept-to-reality ideas that bring brand awareness and sales to new heights.

Recognized by the Baltimore District's SBA office as the top young entrepreneur of 2011, Jannati is devoted to developing social programs that have an environmental focus. Some of his endeavors include co-creating the first solar powered music festival in 2008, starting the OUR Schools Program and Agents of Change division within greeNEWit, along with establishing the Baltimore franchise of AArrow Advertising in 2009.

Jannati was recently recognized at the White House for his contributions to entrepreneurship and the nation's economy and by the Association of Fundraising Professionals for his philanthropic work at greeNEWit.