Jack has a degree in Neuroscience from Melbourne University, and an M.Phil and D.Phil (Ph.D.) in Theology from Oxford University, where he studied on a Rhodes Scholarship. His doctorate was entitled Desire and the Ethics of Advertising.
Previously Jack was a consultant at Boston Consulting Group in New York, and a member of the BCG Henderson Institute. Prior to that he taught and helped develop products at The School of Life in London. His writing has been published in Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Review, The Conversation, and The Sydney Morning Herald. He also contributed to research published in Human Brain Mapping and Brain, Behavior and Evolution.
Jack was born in Birmingham, UK, and grew up in Brisbane, Australia, having also lived in Germany and East Timor. He currently lives in Cleveland, Ohio.