Owner & Partner | JW Design Partners
San Francisco Bay Area, CA
Strategy, Product Development, Marketing, Business Development, Design Thinking, Social Media, Mobile, K-12 Education
Kim Jacobson is owner and partner at JW Design Partners. She is an accomplished executive, learning expert and restless innovator with a unique combination of education, business and technology expertise. Kim’s specialties include strategy, product development, marketing, business development, design thinking, social media, mobile, and K-12 education. She is dedicated to transforming learning globally. Kim is a recent faculty member and fellow at Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford University (the d.school). She has led strategy, product, marketing and business development for mobile, social and enterprise. Kim spent 13 years as an impact investor, grant maker and advisor in education and has co-designed breakthrough solutions to personalize learning through learner-centered design. She spent more than five years as a public school teacher in the Bay Area and Compton, CA, and was an early Teach for America corps member. Kim earned her MBA at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.