David Jacobson’s work with higher education stems from his time as an entrepreneur in the USA and Asia. He teaches global collaboration, topics related to innovation and works closely with the UNCP School of Management in their work building the entrepreneurial community in Robeson County, NC. Robeson County is one of the most impoverished counties in the USA. David has worked with high performing high school teachers and principals from Shanghai. His work with them relates to innovation in the classroom for setting new standards for student / teacher performance.
He is on the faculty of the School of Business, University of North Carolina Pembroke, NC. He is also on the faculty of UNC Kenan Flagler Business School and Tsinghua University School of Management. He recently became affiliated with the graduate faculty at the Harvard University Extension School.
David’s passion is helping underperforming communities create opportunities through innovation, education and entrepreneurship.