Jack is chairman of The Hidary Foundation and a Senior Advisor to Alphabet X Labs (formerly Google X), the advanced innovation lab of Alphabet/Google.
In February 2019 he released a book on AI and Quantum Computing: Quantum Computing, an applied approach.
He has a deep fascination for “tech moonshots”; when we set up goals that might seem impossible, but manage to reach them with innovation and human collaboration – a process that he sees getting more democratized with the emergence of new technology.
Jack started his career studying philosophy, neuroscience and the use of AI And neural networks at Columbia University and NIH.
After that he established EarthWeb in 1995, a company dedicated to the needs of tech professionals that went public on Nasdaq and later on acquired Dice.com.
In the public sector he has served as a board member of Trickle Up which helps entrepreneurs start small businesses. He established the Hidary Foundation to focus on medical research. Jack is also the co-founder and Chairman of Samba Energy, that integrates and implements clean tech solutions for enterprise customers.
He did several TED Talks and frequently appears on Bloomberg TV, Fox Business and CNBC to comment on tech trends.