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Nigel Jacob

Advisor Greater Boston Area, US

Transition team member, Boston Public Schools Superintendant Tommy Chang Transition Committee and Board Member, coUrbanize. Tufts grad.

Transition team member, Boston Public Schools Superintendant Tommy Chang Transition Committee and Board Member, coUrbanize. Tufts grad.

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City of Boston


New Urban Mechanics, City of Boston
Code for America
Mayors Office of New Urban Mechanics
City of Boston
Boston City Hall


Transition team member Boston Public Schools Superintendant Tommy Chang Transition Committee April 2015 - present
Board Member coUrbanize February 2015 - present
Executive In Residence Boston University August 2014 - present
Urban Technologist in Residence Living Cities January 2014 - present
Board of Directors member Code for America September 2012 - present
Co-Founder, Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics City of Boston 2010 - present
Transition team member, Innovation Subcomittee Governor Baker's Transition Committee January 2015 - March 2015
Fellow, Center for Advancement of Public Action Bennington College September 2010 - September 2014
Sr Advisor for Emerging Technology City of Boston 2008 - January 2010
PhD student Tufts University 2006 - 2008
Policy advisor Boston City Hall September 2006 - September 2007
Sr Software Engineer SupraSphere Inc. 2006 - 2006
Principal Software Engineer Polycom January 2002 - January 2004
Applications Architect NextObjects 2001 - 2002
Senior Software Engineer Teragram Corporation 2000 - 2001
Software Engineer IBM May 1998 - September 2000


Tufts University Computer Science January 2004 - May 2007
The University of Western Ontario Computer Science, minor in physics

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Green
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Transportation
  • • Mobile
  • • Smart Home
  • • Education
  • • Social Impact
  • • Youth Leadership
  • • In-classroom learning (K-12)
  • • Higher Education
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Teacher training

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Gary Goldberger
President, FableVision.
Hilary Hoeber
Design Strategist & Researcher, currently @Uber, before that @Instagram. Before that, Portfolio Leader, Public Sector, @IDEO.
Michael Lake
They're my friends  •  President & CEO, Leading Cities. Previously Interim Chief Financial Officer, Gates Healthcare Associates, Inc.
Nigel has the rare combination of talent, drive, experience and willingness to apply it all to the betterment of others. His dedication to s ... erving the public-- entrepreneurs and citizens alike-- is exactly the mindset required for the best advisors. He is a person who puts others first and will go to great lengths to impart his wisdom and assistance to make them successful.