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Jacobson is responsible for worldwide strategy, operations, product development, marketing, sales and support of Xerox’s production systems portfolio and related software and workflow offerings for the global graphic communications market.
Jacobson joined Xerox from Presstek where he served as the company’s president and chief executive officer since 2007, adding the title of chairman in 2009. Prior to Presstek, Jacobson was chief operating officer of Eastman Kodak Company's $3.6 billion Graphic Communications Group. He also served for five years as CEO of Kodak Polychrome Graphics, a $1.7 billion joint venture between Sun Chemical and Eastman Kodak.
An active leader in the graphic communications industry, Jacobson serves on the advisory board of New York University's Graphic Communications Management and Technology Program. He has held senior leadership positions with numerous industry associations including the Electronic Document Systems Foundation, the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation and the National Printing Equipment Association. Jacobson also is the recipient of such prestigious industry accolades as the Luminaire Award and the Power of Communication Award.
Jacobson is a graduate of the State University of New York Buffalo and holds a master's degree in industrial relations from the Cornell School of Industrial Relations. He also holds a jurist doctor degree from Pace University School of Law and is admitted to the bar in New York and New Jersey.
In the News
WhatTheyThink.com (video), Jeff Jacobson of Xerox on changes at Xerox in supporting graphic communications”, 10 Oct. 2013
Cary Sherburne interviews Xerox’s Jeff Jacobson at PRINT 13 about the changes at the company and how it’s supporting the graphic communications market.
Red Sofa, Drupa 2012 online, May 2012
Video interview with Jacobson, discussing the company’s presence at Drupa 2012 and its plans for the future.
Xerox’s Jeff Jacobson explains his global role and management style – Part 2, OutputLinks.com, 4 May 2012
Jacobson discusses his personal management style, role models and global experience in the final article of a two-part series.
Xerox’s Jeff Jacobson explains his global role and management style – Part 1, OutputLinks.com, 30 April 2012
Jacobson discusses the company’s commitment to the graphic communications industry, as well as its customers.