Jacob Hansen

Co-Founder & Board Member at Cobalt.io

Jacob Hansen is Co-founder, a board member, and former CEO at Cobalt.

Jacob and his team are on a mission to evolve the traditional pentesting model by engaging the best cybersecurity talent, via Cobalt’s PtaaS platform, and allowing customers to move from a static pentest to platform-driven pentest programs that drive better security and improve ROI.

Previously, Jacob was a consultant at Accenture, where he delivered Enterprise IT Solutions for Fortune 1000 clients. As an advocate for a distributed workforce and cybersecurity innovation, Jacob has been featured in multiple major media publications and conferences internationally. Jacob’s passion for technology extends to his personal life, where he is a crypto enthusiast and Co-Founder of Bitcoinfilm.org, a non-profit dedicated to sharing stories of bitcoin adoption around the world.

Jacob received his Masters in Applied Economics and Finance at Copenhagen Business School as well as UCLA.


  • Co-Founder & Board Member

    Current role