Jacob has been Vice Chairman since May 2015. He is also Chairman of Investor AB, Vice Chairman of ABB, Ericsson, SAS and FAM as well as Director of The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation and Stockholm School of Economics. Jacob is also a member of IBLAC (Mayor of Shanghai's International Business Leaders Advisory Council), Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Science (IVA), The European Round Table of Industrialists and The Confederation of Swedish Enterprise.
Prior board assignments are: SEB (Chairman), Atlas Copco and Stora (Vice Chairman), The Coca-Cola Company, Electrolux, Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, Stora and VM-data (Director).
Jacob has been President and CEO at SEB and EVP and CFO at Investor AB.
Jacob holds a B.Sc. Economics and M.B.A., Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Reserve Officer, Swedish Navy.