Jacob Petry was born in the winter of 1971, in the little town of Campina das Missões, in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. He is the author of four books, “O Óbvio que Ignoramos”, 2010, “Ninguém Enriquece por Acaso”, 2011, “A Lei do Sucesso”, 2012, and Singular- O Poder de Ser Diferente, 2013 (this one with the sociologist Valdir R. Bündchen).
He has a degree in philosophy, with main focus in Karl Popper. He also developed main studies in Socrates, Plato, Roseau, Descartes and Nietzsche. Journalism is his career of choice. In 1994 He lived in Holland. And 2006, after spending some time studying in Spain he moved to USA, where He currently lives.