YLD Board Member Bio

R Jacobs

Ryan Jacobs is serving his third year on the YLD Board. Ryan grew up in Highland Park, IL went to Emory University and completed his MBA from the University of Michigan. He currently works out of 1871, Chicago's Technology Incubator, where he and his team operate CloudSpotter Technologies. CloudSpotter powers next generation photo sharing solutions used by individuals, organizations and event photographers. Ryan served as President of the Ross Jewish Student Association while at Michigan, joined the YLD Israel Trip in 2009 and co-chaired the 2014 Israel trip. Ryan has participated in both Gesher and LEADS, and is eager to help others get more involved with JUF. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, and traveling.