Professor Jake Cohen oversees MIT Sloan’s portfolio of degree programs, as well as the Offices of Admissions, Student Life, and Career Development. He is responsible for setting strategy for the undergraduate and all Master's programs, including the new Master of Business Analytics program. He teaches financial accounting to Master of Finance and Executive Education students, as well as Israel Lab, the newest addition to MIT Sloan’s portfolio of Action Learning programs.
From 2008 to 2011, Cohen was the dean of the MBA Program at INSEAD, directing strategy and operations for campuses in France, Singapore, and Abu Dhabi. Under his leadership, INSEAD expanded its degree programs and received its highest rankings ever among business school MBA programs. Prior to his academic career, Cohen worked as an accountant at KPMG LLP in Philadelphia, and as a mergers and acquisition consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in New York City. As an academic, he has consulted for a number of organizations, including BCG, Bain, Blackstone, ArcelorMittal, Schlumberger, Bel, Accenture, and BMO Capital.