Jacob Korenblum Male • Canada
Jacob Korenblum is a prominent leader in the field of enterprise digital strategy. He has over 15 years of experience leading the design and launch of digital solutions for real-world problems in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. His work has been highlighted in notable publications such as The Financial Times, Forbes, Devex, and Scientific American. He presently resides in Toronto, Ontario, and enjoys sailing.
At the beginning of his work, Korenblum focused on global charity and social justice initiatives. After receiving his bachelor's degree, Korenblum began working for the non-profit Education Development Center in Washington, D.C., which has a global reach. EDC contributes to developing solutions that enhance families' lives in 80 nations by enhancing employment opportunities, educational initiatives, and health services.
Korenblum progressed rapidly to a position of authority at EDC, assuming the position of director of monitoring and evaluation and communications for a Middle Eastern project. Many years were spent living and working in the Middle East.
Jacob Korenblum obtained a position at OXFAM, another well-known non-profit, after completing his work at EDC. This multinational non-profit organization aids more than 25 million people annually by implementing initiatives to promote gender equality, economic opportunity, and climate action on a global scale. From 2008 to 2010, Korenblum toured underprivileged regions in Malawi, India, Haiti, and Kenya to assist with vital economic efforts. He was the team leader for several microenterprise assessments and mobile technology projects during this time.