Through the Global Innovation Forum, Jake connects startups with corporations and governments to explore the opportunities and challenges of engaging in the global marketplace in the digital age.
Working with corporations, foundations, government agencies and startup and university communities, GIF emphasizes the opportunity that exists to be global from Day 1 and explores challenges to participating effectively in international markets.
In his spare time, he publishes Modern Fellows, an effort to get to know menswear entrepreneurs who are helping men dress sharp in the digital age.
Jake has written for Business Week, blogged for Comedy Central, testified before Congress and provided analysis for NBC News, NPR, CNN and Time Magazine.
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