Jacob works for an anti-trafficking NGO in Southeast Asia. From 2015 to 2020 he led an international development consulting practice and served as adjunct faculty at the College of William & Mary — teaching and guest lecturing in courses on Education, Human Rights, Migration, and Global Health. He previously led humanitarian and human rights reporting programs in northern Myanmar and co-founded a social justice organization in eastern Uganda. Jacob holds a Master's degree from LSE. He is currently preparing to publish his first book, a memoir titled WanderLOST: stories from the winding road to significance.