„My biggest mistake is to dive always down to the floor, even when the pool is very deep.“
Harry Jacob, born in Nördlingen (Bavaria, Germany) in 1968, studied journalism in Munich and Leipzig. For 16 years he held leading positions at Vogel IT-Medien in Augsburg, where he was instrumental in the development of the print magazine, supplements and digital offers of “IT-BUSINESS“, a trade magazine for IT specialists. In 2014, he became editor-in-chief of “A & D”, a magazine for manufacturing automation at publish industry, Munich – in time for the hype of Industrie 4.0.
Since 2017, Harry Jacob works as freelance journalist, author and communications consultant. His main topics are IT, IoT and Industry 4.0, with focus not so much on technics but on concepts and strategies of business models and customer relations that are changing due to digital transformation.