Jesse Jacobs

Co-Founder & Partner
The Chernin Group

Jesse Jacobs is a Co-Founder and Partner at TCG. Jesse also co-founded The Chernin Group, LLC with Peter Chernin in 2010, leading the company’s investments, operations, and team-building. Prior to founding The Chernin Group, Jesse was a senior member of the media, entertainment, and sports advisory, investing and financing team at Goldman Sachs. Jesse began his career in NFL, MLB, and NHL sports television production at the inception of Fox Sports and then for CBS Sports in the Olympics. He was part of the early wave of online video and online music both at IFILM, where he ran content, and also at Yahoo! Internet Life (a JV between Yahoo! and Ziff-Davis) where he produced live music and film events celebrating the best in digital video and digital music. Jesse also co-authored a book on the digital media industry.

He is on the board of directors of TCG, The Chernin Group, Headspace, Barstool Sports, The Action Network, and Exploding Kittens. He was previously on the board of directors of Otter Media, Fullscreen, Ellation (Crunchyroll), Hello Sunshine, and Gunpowder & Sky.

Jesse is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in English and Communications. He also has an MBA from the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania.

My Sessions

Featured Panel: “How Content Can Drive Commerce”

Laurel Canyon Virtual Meeting Room

Los Angeles has long been the content capital of the world, but now there’s a new twist: L.A. tech companies are creating content not just to entertain, but to help people meditate or study for medical school. Join us as we talk to CEOs who are using content to drive commerce and a top investor […]