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  • Brian David Jacobs

    Brian David Jacobs


    BioBrian Jacobs is a Lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business teaching angel and venture capital financing. He is also a co-founder of Emergence Capital and is the founder and managing partner of Moai Capital. Emergence Capital is a leading Silicon Valley venture capital investor in SaaS and B2B cloud services that was named VC of the Year by the National Venture Capital Association in 2017. Moai Capital is a seed capital firm based in San Mateo, California.

    Brian has deep experience as a tech startup investor and board member, helping dozens of entrepreneurs make their dreams a reality. He has been a board member of over 50 companies, including 12 that have gone public and 6 that have had unicorn-scale exits. Brian was named twice to the Forbes Midas List of Top 100 VC Investors. Previously, Brian was an investor at St. Paul Venture Capital and Security Pacific Capital, and an engineer for Raychem and RCA. He holds two patents.

    He is currently a board member of, Impartner, Drivewyze, Eversight, InsideView, Proximity Grid and the Autism Aspergers Spectrum Coalition for Education, Networking and Development (“AASCEND”).

    He earned an MBA from Stanford and an MS and BS in mechanical engineering from MIT.

    Brian also enjoys cycling, cross country skiing and traveling, especially to see ancient stone structures.

  • Shantam Jain

    Shantam Jain

    MBA, expected graduation 2024

    BioShantam is a second year MBA at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. His prior experiences include venture capital and private equity investing, as well as M&A consulting and investment banking. At Stanford, Shantam leads the View from the Top initiative and the India club and is an active mentor to pre-seed and seed founders building across the enterprise software, AI/ML, marketplaces, and future of work verticals.

  • Shakeel Sadiq Jajja

    Shakeel Sadiq Jajja

    Lecturer, Graduate School of Business - Academic Administration

    BioDr. Shakeel Sadiq Jajja is Fulbright Scholar at Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. His research work in issues related to supply chain, technology and innovation, and sustainability has published in leading journals of these domains such as Transportation Research (Part E), International Journal of Operations & Production Management, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, International Journal of Production Economics, Production Planning & Control, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Business Strategy and The Environment, and Computers & Industrial Engineering. Dr. Jajja has participated in Global Colloquium on Participant-Centred Learning at Harvard Business School, Boston and several other platforms of excellence in case writing and teaching. Research and scholarship of Dr. Jajja has received several best research paper and teaching material awards from international platforms including Decision Sciences Institute and Production and Operations Management Society.

    Dr. Jajja has extensive experience in providing executive education and services to the industry. Dr. Jajja has designed, directed, and taught several open enrolment and customized executive education programs in general management and specialized areas including supply chain management, retailing management, public and private sector procurement management, problem solving and decision making, technology and innovation management, participant-centred pedagogy, project management, and family business governance. He has provided consultancy services and customized executive education programs to numerous international organizations including United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Wateen Telecom, Haier Pakistan, International Water Management Institute (IWMI), WEConnect International, SAARC Energy Center, and International Resources Group as well as numerous Pakistani organizations.

    Dr. Jajja has a tenured position as Associate Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management at Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB) (AACSB Accredited) where is also serving as Director of Executive MBA, and Founding Director of MS in Supply Chain and Retail Management. Dr. Jajja has served as the Faculty Director at Rausing Executive Development Center at the same institution.

    Dr. Jajja did Ph.D. in Operations Management in 2013 on scholarship of Lahore University of Management Sciences (AACSB Accredited), the leading business school in Pakistan. He got the first position and Gold Medal in M.S. in Total Quality Management from University of the Punjab in 2006. Earlier he did B.Sc. (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering from University of Engineering and Technology Lahore in 2004.

    Prior to joining LUMS, Dr. Jajja worked as Assistant Professor at the Institute of Business Administration Karachi for one year in 2013. Before PhD, he worked with Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority, Pakistan International Airlines, Atlas Honda, and Dawood Hercules Chemicals Limited over a period of around four years during 2005-08.