Peter Jacobs is Chief Information Officer and board member of ING Bank Netherlands. He is responsible for all application development and maintenance activities within the bank in the Netherlands. Scope includes customer data, lending, mortgages, payments, savings, branches, call centers, internet and ING mobile banking.
Prior to joining ING, Peter was an associate partner for McKinsey&Company in Amsterdam with a strong focus on Strategy, Mergers & Acquisition and Operations & IT. At election to associate partner, he was characterized by the Benelux partner-group as follows: ‘Peter is an excellent problem solver. With an irresistible combination of smarts, empathy, honesty, charm, and enthusiasm, Peter provides a deep commitment to clients. His entrepreneurship and a bias towards action have helped Peter to become pivotal within the firm; consultants seek Peter out as a leader to work with: fun, no-nonsense and a true coach.’
Peter holds a Ph.D. (2005, cum laude) in Systems Engineering from Delft University of Technology. His research was on the development of distributed simulation languages for mathematical simulation modeling.