Jacob has spent the last fifteen years as an entrepreneur in the entertainment, advertising, and technology sectors, building successful enterprises with his father, Syd Kessler. Jacob has taken on different roles in these organizations, including general manager, business and marketing strategist, creative thinker, and executive producer.
As a producer, Jacob has been involved and led over 500 productions throughout his career across multiple media, from traditional TV, radio, stereoscopic 3D, out of home, and online. He has serviced verticals like media and entertainment, retail, QSR, education, not for profit, pharmaceutical and health care, consumer packaged goods, and travel.
Through his investments, Jacob has worked with companies on projects such as Audi, Live Nation, Abbott Labs, Canadian Olympic Foundation, Spider-Man: The Musical, Canadian Red Cross, Havergal College, and Renova. Jacob was also part of the team that launched Plan Canada’s ‘Because I am a Girl’ movement across Canada.