2022 speakers

Jacob Babcock


Jacob Babcock is CEO and Founder of NuCurrent, Inc., a venture-backed wireless power company headquartered in Chicago. NuCurrent powerfully transforms devices and how people use them by working with Fortune 1000 and other high-flying companies to engineer successful, innovative products by integrating our inductive and inductive resonant wireless power technologies. The company is active with all major industry standards bodies, and its technology is in over 500M devices spanning the automotive, consumer electronics, industrial and medical industries.

Jacob’s other experiences include: Board Member for mHub, a leading independent hardtech and manufacturing innovation center; North American legal counsel for cleverbridge, Inc., a leading e-commerce provider for digital distribution; technology attorney at Foley & Lardner LLP, a 900-person global law firm; and high school teacher and football coach in St. Louis as part of Teach For America.

Jacob is a named inventor on over 30 patents, has a JD from Northwestern University School of Law, a BA from Indiana University, and lives in Chicago with his wife, two daughters and dog, where he risks life and limb cheering for the Packers and Brewers.

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