As Chief Digital Products Officer, Jacob is responsible for overseeing IAVA’s Digital Products Division, which is responsible for IAVA’s website and other web properties, their Salesforce database, and their online community for veterans, “myIAVA”.
A former sergeant in the Army’s 172nd Stryker Brigade, Jacob deployed to Iraq from August 2005 to December 2006. Since leaving active duty service, Jacob has stay connected to the veterans service community through volunteerism and, starting in 2012, as a member of IAVA’s staff. He is interested in re-writing the playbook for how a non-profit engages and serves constituents through digital platforms.
Jacob is a graduate of Amherst College where he received a BA in Economics and Philosophy.