Michael Jacobs leads the sales effort for global equities to Canadian institutions, including cross-divisional client relationship management. He joined Goldman Sachs in 2010.
Prior to joining the firm, Michael worked at Soros Fund Management as a research analyst covering technology companies. Previously, he worked in the Office of the General Counsel at Soros’s Open Society Institute.
Michael earned a BA in Philosophy from Reed College and studied at Wadham College, Oxford University. He earned an MBA with a focus in finance from INSEAD. He also served as a US Peace Corps volunteer in Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia.
On the personal side, Michael also recently completed a two-year Certificate program at the Juilliard School, concentrating on classical piano, music theory and ear training. He has been drawing and painting at the Art Students League for over a decade under the mentorship of artist Sherry Camhy. He lives on the Upper West Side with his husband and his rescue dog Ellie.