Jon Jacobson

Visionary engineer and entrepreneur, Jon combines 25+ years of experience with a relentless pursuit to build the world’s largest privacy-preserving consumer intelligence platform at Omnisient.

Co-founder and CEO

About Jon Jacobson

Jon is a software engineer and visionary entrepreneur with over 25 years’ experience in building businesses, raising capital, and designing consumer data software platforms. Jon’s first leadership role was at Credit Suisse First Boston in New York City where he led the Global Financial Reporting team in delivering a suite of applications supporting over 300 financial controller users across CSFB globally.

In 1999, Jon returned to South Africa to build an innovative, first-of-its-kind multi-channel marketing platform which eventually grew to support global omnichannel marketing campaigns for major FMCG brands such as Diageo and Levis.

Jon’s current venture is the leading privacy-preserving data collaboration platform business, Omnisient, where he serves as CEO and CTO leads the business in building the world’s biggest source of consumer intelligence for good.

Jon holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Economics and Mathematics from Rhodes University in South Africa.

When Jon’s not in the office or spending time with his family, you can find him sparring in the boxing ring or in the ocean surfing or diving.