YLD Board Member Bio

R Jacobs

Ryan Jacobs is entering his second year on the YLD Board. Ryan grew up in Highland Park, attended college at 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 Summer Mission to Israel in 2009 and is leading the 2014 Israel trip as a co-chair. 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.

 

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