Jacob is a business executive with 15 years of experience working in Technology, Oil and Gas, Consulting and Insurance. He started his career in Business Development and Commercial Operations, and played a significant part in growing the revenues of two of the largest global technology firms, UST Global and Atos Syntel. Subsequently, he spent several years with Chevron in functional leadership roles in their Global Sales Strategy and Operations group. More recently he worked for Schneider Electric on a complex commercial project to produce accurate and highly configured quotes.
He is passionate about his current work with Delta Dental in a business and digital transformation role. Over the last few years he has also lent his expertise to and associated with several growth stage firms as an investor, advisor or partner.
Having lived in South Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the US East Coast, he values diversity and brings a global mindset to business and problem solving. He understands from personal experience the importance of resilience, social emotional learning and an overall culture of wellness in schools.
Jacob has an MBA from INSEAD (France) and a B.Tech. from Kerala University (India). He presently lives in the Bay Area with his family and enjoys traveling.