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Fred Jacobs

Jacobs Media
Bingham Farms, MI, USA
Jacobs Media celebrated its 32nd anniversary in 2015, providing research and consulting to media outlets throughout North America.

Fred has become a leading spokesperson in the area of the “connected car,” appearing at key conferences in both the automotive and media sectors.

For the past three years, Jacobs Media has co-partnered with Radio Ink to present DASH, the first-ever radio + automotive “connected car” conference held each year in Detroit. DASH features key executives from both industries with a focus on gaining a better understanding of common challenges and strategic partnerships.

Fred’s mobile app company, jacapps (JAKE-apps) has been at the forefront of connecting radio with the mobile revolution. In the past seven years, the company has developed more than 950 apps on the Apple and Android platforms, generating more than 25 million downloads. At the Consumer Electronics Show In 2013, jacapps entered into a partnership with the Ford Motor Company to adapt apps for compatibility in their Sync dashboard platform.