Scott Jacobs

CEO and Co-founder, Generate Capital

Scott Jacobs is the CEO and Co-Founder of Generate Capital. Scott’s long-standing emphasis on innovative approaches to thematic investing focus broadly on the “resource revolution.” Prior to Generate, Scott served as a Managing Director and Co-Founder of EFW Partners, an investment firm focused on the world’s critical resources: energy, food, and water. In 2007, Scott co-founded McKinsey & Company’s global CleanTech practice, advising companies, institutional investors, NGOs and governments around the world. Prior to that, Scott spent over a decade in technology and venture capital, helping start and grow a number of companies, including PolyServe (acquired by HP) and Alliance Data Systems (acquired by FiServ). Scott earned his MBA with high distinction from Harvard Business School, where he was named a George F. Baker Scholar, and his BA cum laude from Dartmouth College. Scott also serves on the Board of Rare, a leading global conservation non-profit.