Lead of Operations, MetaMask
Consensus Systems (ConsenSys) is a venture production studio building decentralized applications and various developer and end-user tools for blockchain ecosystems, focusing primarily on Ethereum.
Proven leader and strategist building disruptive technology businesses. At Consensys, Jacob leads product operations for MetaMask, the leading Ethereum wallet and web3 browser. Jacob Cantele previously served as Chief Technology Officer for Concierge Auctions, the largest online marketplace for luxury real estate that empowers buyers and sellers through a transparent bidding process. Jacob also served as Chief Technology Officer for Merlin Labs and Director of Innovation at Berkshire Hathaway's HomeServices of America, the largest real estate company in the world. In Jacob's career, he has lead teams from early stages through periods of hyper growth, fund-raising, acquisitions, and rapid innovation. As an innovator and technologist who believes in expert generalism, Jacob’s extensive experience entails web applications and software engineering, the Lean Startup Methodology, Ethereum blockchain, scrum, kanban, story-driven development, user story mapping, inbound marketing strategies, business operations, information systems, recruiting, and crypto-economic game theory. Jacob is also passionate about travel, barbecue, video games, power-lifting, hiking, gardening, and regenerative agriculture.