Founder & CEO | We Are Guru
“Gagan” Jared Levy currently chairs the board of directors for Social Venture Circle and sits on the board for the Love Serve Remember (Ram Dass’) Foundation. He is an adjunct professor for the University of Colorado advertising program and is the founder and CEO of WE ARE GURU, a nimble, mindfully different strategic marketing agency focusing on empowering movements and purpose-driven brands. His past is rooted in digital marketing across the music and entertainment industry where he grew and sold his digital publicity agency (working on EMI, Warner, and many major artists) to a major label. He then moved into working with larger food and beverage brands (Jamba Juice, LunaBar, California Pizza Kitchen, O Organics, etc) with co-owned creative agency, Neighbor Agency, which was sold to a holding company, Zealot Networks in 2014. He has led groundbreaking communications and digital marketing campaigns for a wide array of purpose-driven clients including Obama 08’, Patagonia, REBBL, 1% For the Planet, Echoing Green, MPAA, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, NASA Earth Sciences, US Forest Service and many others. After decades working at the nexus of business and impact he and several partners have recognized the need and are currently building the world’s first cloud-based impact management system, MAHA GLOBAL, to more effectively and efficiently help brands to implement and expand their impact. He is recognized as a leader in building movements for the greatest good, based in San Francisco, lives in Marin County with his wife Jocelyn, their daughter Jaya Grace and ever-present dog Beans.