President, Drone Racing League
Rachel Jacobson is the President of the Drone Racing League (DRL), the world’s premier, professional drone racing property. She spearheads global partnerships and media rights deals, and leads the marketing and business development teams. Bringing to DRL her legacy of creating transformative partnerships with leading sports and technology brands, Rachel has forged groundbreaking partnerships with leading companies including Algorand to disrupt sports and gaming through blockchain, T-Mobile to launch first the 5G-enabled drone, and Draganfly to unveil DRL Labs, a technology innovation hub. Laser focused on making a global, philanthropic impact, she recently expanded the league’s DRL Academy STEM program with Steve Wozniak’s Woz Ed to create a new, interactive drone racing curriculum for students around the world.
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