For the past few years, Jacobsen has headed development in VG, where the digital product development community he expanded now totals 60 employees. He led the development project for VGID, the login and payment platform that resulted in Schibsted Payment ID (SPID), and he currently sits on the board of Schibsted Tech Polska.
Prior to that, he held managerial roles in the Schibsted company Sesam and later in the map services collaboration with Finn.no. Jacobsen holds a master’s degree in information technology and entrepreneurship from Cornell University and the University of Oslo.
“I look forward to continue working on all of Schibsted Norge’s great media products and to take an active role in developing the technology and product development communities so that our people, products, and platforms contribute to further strengthening our positions and competitive advantages. I look forward to getting to know all the talented people in the Group and to joining many of the media industry’s top talent in the group management team.”