About Mathew Jacobson
Mathew is disrupting the higher education landscape, creating some of the industry’s most innovative educational platforms and projects. He is a regular media contributor on topics of business, innovation and entrepreneurship, including articles in Wealth Creator, Marketing Magazine, Business First, Smart Magazine, Start-Up Smart and Business Builders.
As a thought leader on innovation within education, Mat has hosted and spoken at numerous academic and business events including chairing the 2014 ADC Forum Summit on ‘the Future of Australian Higher Education’, Harvard University, and Startup Grind. Mat is also on the Victorian Education Ministerial Advisory Roundtable.
As founder of the Dūcere Foundation, fully funded by Dūcere, Mat works in close partnerships with sovereign states, major universities, philanthropic leaders and major businesses to deliver educational programs across 12 African countries. The Foundation currently employs 55 full time staff in Africa.