Jacob Magnin

Technical Director

Jacob is a meticulous Technical Director with experience in large-scale technical event production and business management. He has worked on events throughout the United States, Europe, and Middle East with a variety of clients including: Joby Aviation, UN Women, Dartmouth, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Bravo, and E! among many others. A few of Jacob’s production highlights include Technical Direction for: Opening & Closing Ceremonies of the FISU World University Games Winter in Lake Placid New York (January 2023), Joby Aviation’s Field Trip in Monterey California (October 2022), Bravo's Top Chef Drive-in & Dine Experience in Pasadena California (April 2021), and HuffPost’s Listen to America Tour (October 2018). Jacob was also the Technical Production Manager for the Corniche Show Premier at the FIFA World Cup in Doha, Qatar (November 2022).At the height of COVID-19, Jacob spearheaded the construction, operations, and integration of Empire's in-house vMix studio to support a vast portfolio of virtual events. He also built relationships with broadcast studios and production vendors to support a variety of in-person & remote shoots for virtual events including the award-winning Futures Forum on Preparedness (January 2021), the Skoll Foundation’s Annual Skoll World Forum (April 2021 & 2022), and Clinton Global Initiative University (April 2020).