Jonathan Jacobson

Jonathan Jacobson

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Jonathan Jacobson is a first-year doctorate student returning to his KU roots where he earned his undergraduate degrees in advertising and sociology.

Before transitioning to academia, Jacobson was an award-winning digital marketing communications, advertising, public relations, and brand practitioner and known amongst his industry peers for his creativity, marketing imagination, and insatiable curiosity for “What’s Next?” in consumer technologies and the Internet of Things.

Jacobson has worked with megabrands including The Institute of Culinary Education, Apple, McDonald’s Happy Meals, Sprint, NASA, Yosemite National Park, Time Warner, and Larsen Products.

Jacobson earned his master’s in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.