Jacob Loewenstein leads AR/VR business development and product strategy at Samsung Next, Samsung's software and services innovation arm. He received his MBA at MIT Sloan, where he co-founded VR/AR @ MIT, which is dedicated to fostering VR/AR innovation. Additionally, he was a founding Co-Organizer of the Reality, Virtually Hackathon at the MIT Media Lab, the biggest VR/AR hackathon ever. Prior to MIT, he worked in revenue strategy and business development at BuzzFeed and as a internal management consultant at Bridgewater Associates. Prior to Bridgewater, he received his BA, Cum Laude, from Princeton University, where he studied the intersection of media theory and public policy.
Jacob has previously lectured on VR/AR at Augmented World Expo, NYVR, AR in Action at NYU/MIT, Illuminate Global at Harvard, and Hacking Arts at the MIT Media Lab. He has also lectured on digital media at Princeton. When not boring people about VR/AR, Jacob likes to watch soccer, listen to hip hop, and sing Macy Gray at karaoke.