Jake received his B.Sc. In Biomedical Engineering from Purdue University in 2015 where he developed a keen interest in neuroprosthetics and electrophysiological sensing technologies. From January 2015 to August 2017 he worked designing algorithms at the wearable electronics company MC10 Inc. He studied an MSc in Computational Biomedical Engineering at Universitat Pompeu Fabra. His main area of research at BERG was modeling applications for implantable stimulation devices.