Robert Jacobson

consultant and author
Desert Sky Holdings

Jacobson works at the intersection of technology, finance, and business development. His experience in private equity and angel investing is as a cofounder and as a principal, notably as co-founder of the private equity firm Desert Sky Holdings, and a principal with the Space Angels Network, which targeted early-stage aerospace opportunities. Jacobson is an experienced and successful community builder, and he counts co-founding the Aerospace & Defense Forum – a global aerospace and defense leadership community of over 1500 executives – and co-founding the 62MileClub, as well as his partnership in Gather Green, among his many accomplishments.

Jacobson is a bridge builder who connects fast-paced transformative efforts to meet goals and objectives, skills facilitated by his unique education. His background includes a degree from University of Southern California, where he studied business and music, earned a MFA from the California Institute of the Ar

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