Jacob Glick is a senior executive fellow at CIGI and a global leader on complex issues at the intersection of technology, public policy and law. In his most recent role, he served as the chief corporate affairs officer of Rogers Communications Inc. from November 2014 until March 2017. As part of Rogers’ executive leadership team, he was responsible for regulatory affairs, corporate communications, public policy, government relations and corporate social responsibility.
A lawyer by training, Jacob joined Rogers from Google Inc., where he was the head of the central public policy and government relations team, based at Google’s headquarters in California. Prior to that, he founded and led Google Canada’s public policy and government relations team.
He also served as general counsel, director of policy development and corporate secretary at the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) and was a litigator with McCarthy Tétrault LLP. He is currently appointed as a distinguished visiting executive fellow at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law, Centre for Law, Technology and Society; acting as a start-up mentor in Ottawa; and serving on the CIRA’s nomination committee.
Jacob holds a bachelor of arts with high distinction and a bachelor of laws, both from the University of Toronto.