IDEAL at NCR
Jacobs served as President of IDEAL at NCR until he retired in 2002, after 20 years of service. Prior to 1997, Jacobs managed NCR's global accessibility program and a wide-range of technical support, application development, and technical education groups. He also served as Chairman of AT&T Global Information Solution's Project Freedom which pioneered the use of interactive video technology in support of sign-language communication over the Internet. Jacobs has also been a hardware product manager; a commercial industry marketing manager, and worked in system sales.