In June 2019, Mr. Jacobs joined FTI Consulting, as Managing Director of the Telecommunication, Media & Entertainment, Business & Technology Transformation and M&A Transactions practices. Prior to FTI, Mr. Jacobs was an Operating Executive in Alvarez & Marsal's Private Equity Performance Improvment practice.
Mr. Jacobs is a recognized subject matter expert in the TMT, M&E, consumer goods, business services, manufacturing and distribution industries. He specializes in visioning, designing, planning, leading and delivering innovative and transformative business and digital/technology processes, engagement, content, and monetization solutions that increase consumer and stakeholder value at all stages of the investment and corporate development lifecycle.
He achieved early career success in consumer products e-commerce, broadcasting, digital music production and distribution, streaming video distribution, video game content development, creative rights management, digital distribution, micro transactions and monetization.
Representative TMT, M&E and CPG clients include Take-Two Interactive (Grand Theft Auto, Red Dead Redemption, BioShock, NBA2K), SiriusXM, Intelsat, PanAmSat, Viacom, Sony Music, LVMH, Emerson Electric, Seiko and Casio.
Representative Private Equity clients include Goldman Sachs, H.I.G. Capital, InTandem Capital, Kohlberg & Co., Morgan Stanley, Oaktree Capital, Platinum Equity, and Warburg Pincus.
Mr. Jacobs earned a BS in Accounting and Economics from the State University of New York, and an MBA from Adlephi University. He also studied Artificial Intelligence at MIT Sloane School of Management, Digital Media Strategy at New York University, and Electical Engineering at the Universty of Massachusetts.
Mr. Jacobs is an Advisory Board Member and Guest Lecturer at the Lubin School of Business, at Pace University, on Transformative Leadership and Business Strategy - Creating Value Through Mergers and Acquisitions
Mr, Jacobs also volunteers with the NYC Chapter of the Association for Coporate Growth (ACG), the Committee for Urban Entrepreneurship, the Pleasantville Tennis Club and the Tarrytown Yacht Club.