Jake Kloberdanz is CEO and Co-Founder of ONEHOPE Wine, a national cause brand
that donates half of their profits to partner nonprofits benefitting a variety of causes. Jake
was named Business Week’s Top 25 Under 25, Ernst and Young’s 2009 Entrepreneur of
the Year and Orange County’s Top 40 under 40. Jake was also recently featured as a
TEDx speaker and is an active member of the Young Entrepreneur Council.
Jake has successfully raised over $10M in financing since starting ONEHOPE Wine in
2007 and helped grow sales by over 100% over the last 5 years. ONEHOPE has
successfully worked with hundreds of nonprofit partners and donated over $750,000
becoming one of the most recognizable cause brands in the world. Jake’s company was
recently ranked No. 952 on Inc. Magazine’s 500|5000 – an annual exclusive list
of America’s fastest-growing private companies and was one of the four national finalists
for the “Stay Classy Award” for Best Philanthropic Business.
ONEHOPE Wine is now a subsidiary of ONEHOPE Inc. – a cause branding, distribution
and sales platform that includes, ONEHOPE Wine, Hope At Home, ONEHOPE
Weddings, ONEHOPE Coffee & Tea, and the ONEHOPE Foundation.
In addition to serving as CEO of ONEHOPE Wine, Jake is also helping to develop
technology in the e-commerce and online fundraising space. He is a founder and serves
on the board of directors for Booshaka, a leading provider of tools, data, and analytics for
engagement on Facebook. He also sits on the board of the ONEHOPE Foundation,
ShowStoppers, and a land investment fund focused primarily on vineyard estates.
Jake has been profiled in numerous outlets including, Leaders Magazine, as an expert in
integrating cause into a culture or brand to empower companies with a higher purpose.
His business model theory, known as Cause-Centric Commerce, defines turning impact
into a long term and sustainable one by helping build cause into companies’ and
individual’s everyday business model, culture and lifestyle. He has also been featured in
Entrepreneur Magazine, Business Week, and Forbes as an expert in cause branding and
Jake Kloberdanz received his Bachelors Degree in business from University of
California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. He was a two-time National Champion
Rugby Player and Division 1 football player for the Cal Bears. In addition to being a 3
year Scholar Athlete at UC Berkeley, he was also an extremely active member in the
alpha beta chapter of Sigma Chi.
In addition to the achievements above, Jake was nominated for San Francisco’s 2010
Man of the Year, selected to fly on the “Medal of Honor” flight with surviving medal of
honor winners where he got the privilege to meet President Barak Obama and has
completed the AIDS/Lifecycle 545 mile bike ride numerous times. Jake continues to be
active in the community through volunteering over 5,000 hours of his time in the past 7
His parents, Frank and Jane, reside in Fremont, California where he grew up. He has two
sisters Michelle and Kelsey. Jake currently resides in Manhattan Beach, California.
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