Learning the value of building relationships at an early age, Jason started networking while a freshman in college. Throughout Jason’s career, he has been a big believer in providing resources and helping others, which has led him to create a business and networking resource Website Jacobsohn.com and blog Networking Insight. In addition, Jason writes a monthly networking newsletter and has been a featured columnist for Soho Magazine, Personal Branding Magazine, and Midwest Business.
Jason enjoys speaking about networking so much that he co-hosts an annual event called The Great Chicago Networking Extravaganza. Currently, he is Treasurer of The Big Idea Forum and Co-Chair of the Ambassador Committee of the DePaul University Alumni Association.
Professionally, Jason is a Business Advisor with the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program and Chicago Director of the Founder Institute. Previously, Jason was Director of Client Services at the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center (CEC), Senior Business Analyst at the National Association of Realtors, Associate at Vcapital, Financial Analyst at Equity Office Properties, and Senior Consultant at Realogic Analytics.
Jason received his MBA from DePaul University and BBA from University of Wisconsin-Madison. He lives in Vernon Hills, IL with his wife and two daughters.