Jakob has spent his career in top-tier strategy consulting. The last 15 years as a Partner with a focus on growth, innovation and corporate ventures. He has learned his tradecraft during his early career days with PwC and Mckinsey after which he co-founded QVARTZ in 2002 and later 42 which was exited to Monitor Deloitte in 2015.
Today Jakob serves as growth and innovation advisor to large corporate players in the Nordics and has over the years extended his work to major clients in the US. Throughout his career Jakob has served clients on their most mission critical growth programs, strategic acquisitions and corporate ventures. In the past 5 years Jakob has specialized in smart corporate-start-up collaborations predominantly in the life-science and technology sectors. He is currently serving as an advisor to and board member of several Nordic and US tech-based companies.