Jamie Beaton

Jamie Beaton is the young entrepreneur who co-founded Crimson Education, a multi-million dollar online tutoring company which supercharge students' ability to get accepted into the world's most competitive universities. 

A graduate of King’s College, Auckland, Jamie was ranked first in his year group for all five years. He sat 10 CIE A Levels and received eight A* and two A’s, including a Top In The World in A2 English Literature, Top In The World of IGCSE English Language and multiple top in the country awards.

After applying to 25 of the top universities around the world -- including Harvard, Cambridge, Yale, Princeton, Stanford, University of Pennsylvania’s Huntsman Program and Columbia -- Jamie was the first New Zealander to be accepted to all of them. 

He ultimately chose to attend Harvard, and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Applied Mathematics & Economics as well as a Masters in Applied Math, two years ahead of schedule while also working as the youngest analyst at Tiger Management. At the age of 20, Jamie became one of the youngest students ever accepted to Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Jamie was awarded NZ Young Innovator of the Year Award in 2015, and was a finalist in 2016. In 2017, he spoke at the UN about eradicating poverty and was listed in Forbes Asia 30 Under 30. In 2018, Jamie earned a coveted Rhodes Scholarship and is pursuing a Doctor of Philisophy in Public Policy at the University of Oxford. In 2019, Jamie graduated as the youngest ever Arjay Miller Scholar at Stanford Business School with an MBA and MA in Education.