Dr. Jakob Funkenstein

Vice-President Sales, Africa & Middle East

Embraer Commercial Aviation

Jakob is a Marketing Consultant for Embraer, specializing in the Middle East
region. Based in Berlin, his role oversees all marketing activities in the region,
supporting airlines to define their fleet and network as well as to develop their
business plans.
With over 30 years of experience in Commercial Air Transport, Jakob has
worked with Airbus and Boeing as well as filled teaching roles for Aviation

Management at major universities such as University of Washington, Embry-
Riddle Aeronautical University in Arizona, and IU Internationale Hochschule in

Berlin, Germany.
Jakob has an undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los
Angeles and graduate degrees from the London School of Economics and
Universit├Ąt Kassel.

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