Scott Kveton is the CEO of Urban Airship, a mobile services platform provider in Portland, Oregon. He is recognized as a professional in mobile app strategy and cloud infrastructure. He speaks frequently on app monetization, engagement, and the developer ecosystems around various mobile platforms.
Under Scott Kveton’s guidance, Urban Airship has added customers, employees, and accolades at a rapid pace. His company powers some of the most successful brands in mobile, including ESPN, Tapulous, Groupon, dictionary.com, msnbc.com, and Newsweek.
Prior to co-founding Urban Airship, Scott Kveton had more than twelve years of experience in building technology, developing business strategy, and handling engineering teams with companies, including Amazon.com, Rulespace, JanRain, and Vidoop. He also co-founded the Open Source Lab at Oregon State University, which was instrumental in helping several open source projects grow into mainstream usage, including the Mozilla Foundation, Linux Kernel, and Drupal. In recognition of his work at Open Source Lab and with the OpenID Foundation, Scott Kveton was named Red Herring’s list of 25 Titans in waiting in early 2007 and Information Week’s "Change Agents" in December 2005.
Scott Kveton currently resides in Portland, Oregon.
Founder & CEO
Aug 1, 2009 - Current (about 7 years)
|Jul 18, 2016||Boston Tech Flash - Urban Airship seeks new CFO|
|Jun 14, 2016||GeekWire - Cannabis software startup Odava, founded by former Urban Airship execs, raises cash to fuel growth|
|Oct 22, 2014||GeekWire - Urban Airship raises $12.1M, looks to help more developers market mobile apps|
|Oct 9, 2014||GeekWire - Urban Airship names former Citrix president Brett Caine as new CEO|
|Oct 9, 2014||Re/code - Urban Airship Names Former Citrix Executive Brett Caine as Its Next CEO|
|Sep 30, 2014||GeekWire - How Urban Airship recovered after founder was accused of sexual assault|
|Jul 25, 2014||Re/code - Urban Airship Aims to Move On From CEO's Assault Allegations (Memo)|
|Jul 18, 2014||GeekWire - Tech Moves: Gates Foundation CFO steps down; Urban Airship hires new execs after CEO leaves; and more|