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Dr. Alan Jacobs

Director, U.S. Academic Relations

Quanser Inc

Direct Phone: (508) ***-****       

Quanser Inc

119 Spy Court

Markham, Ontario L3R 5H6

Canada

Company Description

Quanser Consulting Inc is the world leader in the design and manufacture of advanced systems for real-time-control design and implementation, for use in education and research. The company's intelligent solutions are designed to create greater insight and... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Senior Manager, Global Education

Autodesk Inc

Business Development Manager

Avid Technology , Inc.

Global Director of the Bentley Education Network

Bentley Systems , Incorporated

Executive Editor In Educational Software Division

Addison-Wesley

Co-Chair of the ASEE Corporate Members' Special Interest Group

The International Federation of Engineering Education Societies

Affiliations

Advisory Board Member
Journal of Engineering Education

Member
American Society for Engineering Education

Advisory Board Member
The International Digital Media and Arts Association

Founder
ASEE Corporate Member Council Special Interest Group

Advisory Board Member
University Film and Video Association

Education

Masters of Regional Planning

University of Massachusetts

Web References (67 Total References)


About JEE: Journal of Engineering Education

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Alan Jacobs; Director, U.S. Academic Relations, Quanser


Higher Education Marketing Consulting | Carnegie Communications

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Alan Jacobs

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Alan Jacobs
Associate
Alan Jacobs has spent his professional career committed to helping colleges and universities gain enhanced access to teaching tools and to advancing the learning opportunities available to their students. By managing and growing innovative education initiatives for technology companies, Alan has provided programs and resources to assist institutions in preparing their students for academic and career success.
Most recently, Alan acted as an interim executive hired as Director, U.S. Academic Relations for Quanser, where he was responsible for leading and managing Quanser's commitment to inspiring and preparing the next generation of engineers to successfully compete in today's global workplace.
Prior to Quanser, Alan was the Senior Manager, Global Education for Autodesk, where he developed and managed Autodesk's Global Strategic University Program, leading a team to improve colleges' and universities' access to and adoption of Autodesk's 3D solutions.
Since 1994, Alan has been a member of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), serving the Society in numerous leadership roles. He founded the ASEE Corporate Member Council (CMC) Special Interest Group (SIG) on International Engineering Education and is currently co-chair of the SIG. Alan is presently in his second term on both the ASEE CMC Executive Committee and the ASEE Projects Board and is the Secretary/Treasurer of the ASEE CMC. He also serves on the ASEE Journal of Engineering Education Advisory Board and was a contributor to ASEE's "Advancing the Scholarship of Engineering Education: A Year of Dialogue. Alan was previously a member of the ASEE International Strategic Planning Task Force, the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES) Executive Committee, and General Motors' Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering Education Core Team.
Earlier, Alan was Senior Manager, Worldwide Education at Avid Technology, Director, Worldwide Education for Bentley Systems, Inc. and Executive Editor in Addison-Wesley Publishing Company's Educational Software division.
Alan holds a Masters of Education and a Masters of Regional Planning from the University of Massachusetts and has had special training as a Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming and in Mediation.


2011 National Elections : American Society for Engineering Education

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Alan Jacobs

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Alan Jacobs
As a member of ASEE since 1994, Alan Jacobs has served the Society in numerous leadership roles. He founded the ASEE Corporate Member Council (CMC) Special Interest Group (SIG) on International Engineering Education and is currently Co-Chair of that SIG. He is presently in his second term on both the ASEE CMC Executive Committee and the ASEE Projects Board. He also serves on the ASEE Journal of Engineering Education Advisory Board and was a contributor to ASEE's "Advancing the Scholarship of Engineering Education: A Year of Dialogue. He was previously a member of the ASEE International Strategic Planning Task Force, the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES) Executive Committee, and General Motors' Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering Education Core Team.
Jacobs has spent his professional career committed to helping colleges and universities gain enhanced access to teaching tools and advancing the learning opportunities available to their students. By managing and growing innovative education initiatives for technology companies, he has provided programs and resources to assist institutions of higher learning in preparing their students for academic and career success.
Currently, as Director of U.S. Academic Relations for Quanser, Jacobs is responsible for leading and managing Quanser's commitment to inspiring and preparing the next generation of engineers to successfully compete in today's global workplace.
Prior to Quanser, he was Senior Manager of Global Education for Autodesk, where he developed and managed Autodesk's Global Strategic University Program, leading a team to improve colleges' and universities' access to and adoption of Autodesk's 3-D solutions.
Jacobs previously served as Senior Manager at Avid Technology, Worldwide Education, where he had overall responsibility for creating and directing the implementation and optimization of programs and strategies to enhance schools' use of Avid's products globally. While at Avid, he was an Advisory Board member of the University Film & Video Association (UFVA), Centre International de Liaison des Ecoles de Cinéma et de Télévision (CILECT), Broadcast Education Association (BEA), and College Broadcasters, Inc. (CBI).
Earlier, he was Director of Worldwide Education for Bentley Systems, Inc. and Executive Editor in Addison-Wesley Publishing Co.'s Educational Software division.
Jacobs holds a Masters of Education and a Masters of Regional Planning from the University of Massachusetts and has had special training as a Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming and in Mediation.


Alan ...

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Alan Jacobs

...
Alan Jacobs
Associate
Alan Jacobs has spent his professional career committed to helping colleges and universities gain enhanced access to teaching tools and to advancing the learning opportunities available to their students. By managing and growing innovative education initiatives for technology companies, Alan has provided programs and resources to assist institutions in preparing their students for academic and career success.
Most recently, Alan acted as an interim executive hired as Director, U.S. Academic Relations for Quanser, where he was responsible for leading and managing Quanser's commitment to inspiring and preparing the next generation of engineers to successfully compete in today's global workplace.
Prior to Quanser, Alan was the Senior Manager, Global Education for Autodesk, where he developed and managed Autodesk's Global Strategic University Program, leading a team to improve colleges' and universities' access to and adoption of Autodesk's 3D solutions.
Since 1994, Alan has been a member of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), serving the Society in numerous leadership roles. He founded the ASEE Corporate Member Council (CMC) Special Interest Group (SIG) on International Engineering Education and is currently co-chair of the SIG. Alan is presently in his second term on both the ASEE CMC Executive Committee and the ASEE Projects Board and is the Secretary/Treasurer of the ASEE CMC. He also serves on the ASEE Journal of Engineering Education Advisory Board and was a contributor to ASEE's "Advancing the Scholarship of Engineering Education: A Year of Dialogue. Alan was previously a member of the ASEE International Strategic Planning Task Force, the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES) Executive Committee, and General Motors' Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering Education Core Team.
Earlier, Alan was Senior Manager, Worldwide Education at Avid Technology, Director, Worldwide Education for Bentley Systems, Inc. and Executive Editor in Addison-Wesley Publishing Company's Educational Software division.
Alan holds a Masters of Education and a Masters of Regional Planning from the University of Massachusetts and has had special training as a Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming and in Mediation.


Alan ...

www.carnegiecomm.com [cached]

Alan Jacobs

...
Alan Jacobs
Associate
Alan Jacobs has spent his professional career committed to helping colleges and universities gain enhanced access to teaching tools and to advancing the learning opportunities available to their students. By managing and growing innovative education initiatives for technology companies, Alan has provided programs and resources to assist institutions in preparing their students for academic and career success.
Most recently, Alan acted as an interim executive hired as Director, U.S. Academic Relations for Quanser, where he was responsible for leading and managing Quanser's commitment to inspiring and preparing the next generation of engineers to successfully compete in today's global workplace.
Prior to Quanser, Alan was the Senior Manager, Global Education for Autodesk, where he developed and managed Autodesk's Global Strategic University Program, leading a team to improve colleges' and universities' access to and adoption of Autodesk's 3D solutions.
Since 1994, Alan has been a member of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), serving the Society in numerous leadership roles. He founded the ASEE Corporate Member Council (CMC) Special Interest Group (SIG) on International Engineering Education and is currently co-chair of the SIG. Alan is presently in his second term on both the ASEE CMC Executive Committee and the ASEE Projects Board and is the Secretary/Treasurer of the ASEE CMC. He also serves on the ASEE Journal of Engineering Education Advisory Board and was a contributor to ASEE's "Advancing the Scholarship of Engineering Education: A Year of Dialogue. Alan was previously a member of the ASEE International Strategic Planning Task Force, the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES) Executive Committee, and General Motors' Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering Education Core Team.
Earlier, Alan was Senior Manager, Worldwide Education at Avid Technology, Director, Worldwide Education for Bentley Systems, Inc. and Executive Editor in Addison-Wesley Publishing Company's Educational Software division.
Alan holds a Masters of Education and a Masters of Regional Planning from the University of Massachusetts and has had special training as a Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming and in Mediation.

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