Robert Jacobson, Senior Fellow

Robert Jacobson is the author of Space Is Open For Business. His writing draws upon his experience in private equity and angel investing as a co-founder of the investment firm Desert Sky Holdings, and from his time as a principal with the Space Angels Network, which targets early-stage aerospace opportunities.

Jacobson is an experienced and successful community builder, and he counts co-founding the Aerospace & Defense Forum – a global aerospace and defense leadership community of over 1500 executives – and co-founding the 62MileClub. Jacobson is a bridge builder who connects fast-paced transformative efforts to meet goals and objectives – skills facilitated by his unique education.

His background includes a degree from the University of Southern California, where he studied business and music, an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts, completion of the International Space University’s Space Studies Program, and a certificate of Real Estate Investments from UCLA Extension.