(PRNewswire) Quantum Xchange today announced that Jack H. Jacobs has joined the company’s advisory board. Jacobs is a retired colonel in the United States Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions during the Vietnam War. He serves as a military analyst for NBC News and MSNBC and previously worked as an investment manager.
After retiring in 1987 from a highly acclaimed military career where he earned three Bronze Stars, two Silver Stars and the beforementioned Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest combat decoration, Jacobs began a successful career in investment banking holding Managing Director positions at Bankers Trust, and subsequently, Lehman Brothers. His memoir, “If Not Now, When? Duty and Sacrifice in America’s Time of Need” won the 2010 Colby Award. Jacobs has also held faculty positions at the U.S. Military Academy and the National War College and was inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame in 2016 for his contributions to society and the world beyond.
“We are delighted to welcome Jack Jacobs to Quantum Xchange’s board of advisors,” said Eddy Zervigon, CEO of Quantum Xchange. “Jack’s impressive career as both a military commander and business leader will be extremely valuable to the company as we work to educate, partner, and sell our quantum-safe security to leading commercial enterprises and government agencies. Jack’s first-hand national security experience will help direct our efforts to shape U.S. policy on quantum information science and win the Sputnik-like race for quantum dominance against our adversaries.”