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Jacobson is responsible for building and strengthening the Xerox Technology business product and solutions portfolio, managing the cost base throughout the technology business global shared services and driving supply chain, manufacturing and overall efficiencies. Among the units reporting to Jacobson are the Global Technology Delivery Group which includes Global Manufacturing & Supply Chain, Consumables Development & Manufacturing, and Quality & Customer Support; Global Customer Service Delivery; Supplies Business and Graphic Communications Operations.
Prior to this appointment, Jacobson was president of Global Graphic Communications Operations where he was 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.
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 juris 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.