Michael Jacobson is director of Intel's Corporate Responsibility Office. In this role, he is responsible for leading Intel's corporate responsibility strategy with stakeholders across the company. He has an experienced team of experts in corporate social responsibility, strategic alliances, communications, stakeholder management and reporting who are committed to building upon Intel's performance as a leading corporate citizen.
Prior to this position Michael managed Intel's Corporate Affairs team in California and Texas where he was responsible for leading corporate responsibility programs, philanthropic investments and public policy.
Michael also worked in Intel's Corporate Real Estate and Site Development Group as a site selection manager. In this capacity, Michael was responsible for evaluating locations across the globe for potential Intel investment.
Jacobson came to Intel from the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce where he was a director of business development. During his four-year tenure with the Chamber, Fort Worth ranked in the top ten in the United States for business recruitment. Intel was one of the companies that he helped recruit to Fort Worth.
Jacobson joined the Chamber after serving eight years in Washington D.C. He held positions as assistant to the deputy secretary for management planning and operations for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, special assistant to the Commissioner for the Social Security Administration and special assistant to the Administrator of the Urban Mass Transportation Administration.
He is actively engaged in national and local community based organizations. He currently serves on the board of the Business for Civic Leadership Center of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Valley Vision (Sacramento) and the Folsom Economic Development Corporation. He has served on numerous boards and held leaderships positions including being the Chair of the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce board in 2008. He also has served on the boards of the Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce, KVIE Public Television, the San Jose Chamber of Commerce, United Way of the Capitol Region to name a few.
Jacobson received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from Baylor University in 1984. He resides in Folsom; CA with Kristen, his wife, and Jonathan, their 20 year old son is a junior at Arizona State University.