Jacob serves as a Program Assistant to the Wilson Center’s Science, Technology, and Innovation Program (STIP) with a specific focus on the program’s Digital Futures Project. His responsibilities include program implementation, research, curating program content, and operational support. He is instrumental in key programming around congressional outreach and training, such as the Digital Future Project's “Congressional Cybersecurity Lab”. Jacob received a BA with honors in International Relations from Washington University in St. Louis in 2017. Additionally, in 2016 Jacob spent a semester studying International Relations and International Law at Sciences Po in Paris, France where he received a certificate of academic excellence.