XR Summit 2018

Jacob Loewenstein
Samsung Next
Business Development & Product Strategy

Jacob Loewenstein is based in New York and works in 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/MR innovation. Additionally, he was a founding Co-Organizer of the Reality, Virtually Hackathon at the MIT Media Lab, the biggest VR/AR hackathon. Prior to MIT, he worked in revenue strategy and business development at BuzzFeed and as an internal management consultant at Bridgewater Associates. Jacob received his BA, Cum Laude, from Princeton University, where he studied the intersection of Media Theory and Public Policy. He has previously lectured on VR and AR at 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. Jacob also sings Macy Gray at karaoke.