David Jacobs is currently the Chief Operating Officer for the Global Teachers Institute (GTI), an emerging non-profit organisation focusing on an innovative model to train quality teachers for high need schools in Africa. David has more than 25 years of experience in both the corporate and non-profit sector, 15 years of which were spent in product management and software development with multinational clients such as Safeway, Kroger Foods and British Petroleum. In 2009, he moved into the non-profit sector, where he has focused on ICT and operational management at FoodBank South Africa, Stop Hunger Now Southern Africa, and now GTI.

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