Jacob is Head of Business at Spatial, which enables businesses and communities to collaborate, create and share content and ideas in 3D, from anywhere in AR and VR.
Jacob was previously Spatial’s investor at Samsung NEXT NY, where he led AR/VR investment and business development. He received his MBA from MIT, where he co-founded VR/AR@MIT, which is dedicated to fostering VR/AR/MR innovation. Additionally, he was a founding Co-Organizer of the Reality, Virtually Hackathon at the MIT Media Lab, the biggest VR/AR hackathon. Prior to MIT, he worked in business development and strategy at BuzzFeed and as an internal management consultant at Bridgewater Associates. He received his BA, Cum Laude, from Princeton University, where he studied the intersection of Media Theory and Public Policy.
Jacob is based in New York and has previously presented on VR and AR at Microsoft Build, AWE, VRX, AR in Action, Harvard, and the MIT Media Lab.