Robert Jacobi ran 3.5% of the internet. As Director of WordPress, Cloudways, he was instrumental in the $350 million acquisition of Cloudways by DigitalOcean. Today he returns to industry analysis at RobertJacobi.com.
With 20 years experience and two successful acquisitions, Robert is an open source executive and entrepreneur, focusing on strategy and marketing. He has worked with startups to Fortune 500 companies to increase revenue and market awareness.
Robert is an international, well known, and respected speaker. He has served in multiple industry and open source roles, including: President, Open Source Matters; member Make WordPress Hosting; contributor, ICANN At-Large; and former Chair for the Technical Outreach Working Group of the Internet Infrastructure Coalition.