June 13-15, 2022
Chicago, IL

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Gary Jacobus

Executive Vice President, Business Development, Zippin

Gary Jacobus leads Zippin's global business development team. Zippin is a leader in checkout-free technology and can be experienced in multiple professional sports venues, airports, rail stations, and retail stores throughout the world.

Jacobus brings decades of experience in developing comprehensive business partnerships with blue chip brands and properties around the world. He has created some of the most powerful and enduring partnerships in sports and entertainment during his tenure with the NFL, NBA, IMG and US Tennis Association. Additionally, he has deep experience creating strategic alliances in the food and beverage industry leading business development for Aramark's Sports & Entertainment division and SSP America. He was co-founder of UFood Grill, a fast-casual healthful food restaurant concept.

Gary holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire where he was a member of the varsity wrestling team. In his spare time, Gary enjoys working out, running, traveling and playing various sports. He and his wife Kira reside in the New York area.