“It’s an exciting time in our industry as we usher in new ways for print providers to transform and grow their businesses. Disruptive printing technologies, high-value applications and workflow advancements are among the driving forces shaping the future of print and business for customers,” said Jacobson. “I look forward to connecting with industry colleagues and customers at EFI Connect and exploring what the latest industry trends and advancements mean for their businesses.”
In his current role, Jacobson leads Xerox’s technology business and is responsible for worldwide strategy, operations and product development, manufacturing and distribution. Jacobson joined Xerox in 2012 as the president of Global Graphic Communications Operations. Prior to Xerox, he served as the president and CEO of Presstek, adding the title of chairman in 2009. Previously, Jacobson was COO of Eastman Kodak Company’s Graphic Communications Group. He also served for five years as CEO of Kodak Polychrome Graphics.
A long-time supporter of EFI Connect, Xerox is once again a Platinum Sponsor of the event. Xerox customers benefit from several advanced technology integrations available with EFI Fiery digital front ends (DFEs) used to drive Xerox multifunction printers and digital production presses.
“We are delighted that Jeff will be joining us at Connect 2017 and are eager to have him share his valuable insights about the industry in one of his first public appearances after becoming CEO,” said Guy Gecht, CEO of EFI. “Connect attendees will be very interested in hearing latest news and advancements from Xerox — a company that plays a critical role in the future of digital print.”