Jake Huber

Jake Huber

Entreprenuer. Crowdfunding. Growth

A LITTLE ABOUT ME

Hello. I am an entrepreneur.a crowdfunder.a growth hacker.a writer.a coffee lover.

I live in Los Angeles and work at Uber.

I love solving problems and building things that grow & scale.

STARTUP EXPERIENCE

SPECIALTIES

CROWDFUNDING

I ‘ve ran successful crowdfunding campaigns. I helped colleges raise over $150,000 in 24 hours.

GROWTH

I know how to grow things. I launched and grew Uber in cities by over 300% YoY and for Super Bowl XLIX.

OPERATIONS

I build things that scale. I built and grew a driver acquisition program at Uber from 1 to 45 cities nationally.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

I lead big projects. I’ve served clients ranging from solo entrepreneurs to the Fortune 500.

WORK PROCESS

IDEA

CONCEPT

DESIGN

BUILD

LAUNCH

SCALE

FUN FACTS

CROWD- FUNDED 350,000+ DOLLARS

LAUNCHED 5 NEW UBER CITIES

COMPLETED 3,410 MILE ROADTRIP

WENT SKY DIVING 2 TIMES

MY WORKS

How I Used Uber to Secretly Propose to my Girlfriend

How I Used Uber to Secretly Propose to my Girlfriend

I Launched Uber in 5 Cities including Las Vegas (Largest Launch in U.S.)

I Launched Uber in 5 Cities including Las Vegas (Largest Launch in U.S.)

Giving Day at Muhlenberg College: Raising $150,000 in 24 Hours

Giving Day at Muhlenberg College: Raising $150,000 in 24 Hours

Launching the Advanced Analytics Lab at Lehigh University

Launching the Advanced Analytics Lab at Lehigh University

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jake@jakehuber.com

Los Angeles

 

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WORK HISTORY

2016

Regional Operations Manager

UBER – WEST COAST

Leading driver acquisition and signups by designing & executing comms, processes, and experiments across the West Coast.

2014

Operations & Logistics Manager

UBER – PHOENIX

Led supply growth for Super Bowl XLIX, launched 1st regional support website, launched driver acquisition program & scaled it nationally, and launched Uber in 5 cities—including Las Vegas, the largest launch in U.S. history.

2013

Founder & COO

GIGAWATT INC.

Founded a crowdfunding company that helped colleges raise over $150,000 in 24 hours. Backed by a Silicon Valley startup accelerator. Finalist at TechStars.

2012

Founder/Co-Director & Project Manager

ADVANCED ANALYTICS LAB @ LEHIGH UNIVERSITY

Launched the Advanced Analytics Lab at Lehigh University and had full P&L responsibility of the lab’s $100,000 operating budget.

2012

Business Analyst

SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER

Managed portfolio of 100+ clients for the business consulting partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

2009

Senior Financial Auditor

ERNST & YOUNG

Planned & executed engagements in various industries including energy & power utilities, publishing, telecommunications, and manufacturing.

EDUCATION HISTORY

2015

MBA, Corporate Entrepreneurship

LEHIGH UNIVERSITY

Awarded Beta Gamma Sigma recognition, the VentureSERIES Entrepreneurship Certificate, and 1st Prize + $10,000 in the 2012 EUREKA! Venture Competition.

2009

BS, Business & Economics

LEHIGH UNIVERSITY

Graduated with Honors and awarded Grand Prize and $1,000 in 2008 Williams Prize Competition for Creative Writing.

TESTIMONIALS

BLAINE LIGHT

BLAINE LIGHT SENIOR OPERATIONS MANAGER / UBER

Jake is a thought leader. He sees how to make a process better, playbooks every step of the way in crisp-clear steps, and scales it out to the operation at large.

JOHN HAMBY

JOHN HAMBY OPERATIONS & LOGISTICS MANAGER / UBER

Every company needs a Jake… I always felt like our Uber team had won the lottery when he came onboard.

CHRIS McDEMUS

CHRIS McDEMUS VC AND M&A LAWYER / CAIRN VENTURE PARTNERS

Jake is a very intelligent, creative guy and he combines that with being personable as well.

ROBERT GUSTAFSON

ROBERT GUSTAFSON MANAGING DIRECTOR / ENTERPRISE SYSTEMS CENTER

Jake exhibited exceptional team work and leadership. He is in the top percentile of intelligence, maturity and drive.

KELLEN BROWN

KELLEN BROWN CONTROLLER / ATAIROS MANAGEMENT

Jake’s outstanding work ethic and motivation to continue to develop his breadth of knowledge will take him very far in the business world.

OPERATIONAL SKILLS

Project/Process Management

Building & Managing Teams

Financial Modeling & Analysis

Business Planning & Strategy

DEVELOPMENT SKILLS

HTML/CSS

WordPress

SQL

Growth Hacking

 

VIEW MY LINKEDIN PROFILE

You can view my LinkedIn profile. I currently work for Uber in Los Angeles. I lead driver acquisition and funnel conversion for the West Coast. And I love what I do.

MY LINKEDIN PROFILE

DOWNLOAD MY CV

You can download my CV in pdf format if you like. I currently work for Uber in Los Angeles. I lead driver acquisition and funnel conversion for the West Coast. And I love what I do.

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