A strategic and dynamic business executive with more than 20 years of high-tech industry experience, Scott Raskin continues to build upon his record of successful leadership.
Scottâ€™s strategic vision has transformed Mindjet from a developer of mind mapping software to a cross platform provider of information mapping, collaboration and cloud-based business productivity solutions. The results of this vision have fueled the growth of a passionate customer base to 1.8 million paid users worldwide. Global customers range from SMBs to iconic brands like BayerÂ®, BMWÂ®, Coca-ColaÂ®, Credit SuisseÂ®, Dow CorningÂ®, MicrosoftÂ®, Procter & GambleÂ® and RolexÂ®. Forty-five of BusinessWeek'sÂ® 50 "World's Most Innovative Companiesâ€ use Mindjet solutions to clarify thinking, dramatically boost productivity and increase team effectiveness.
Scott came to Mindjet after 5 years at Telelogic, where he served as President & Chief Operating Officer. At Telelogic, Scott guided the company through strategic acquisitions and extensive organic growth building a team of more than 1,200 employees in 30 countries. His efforts culminated when International Business Machines (IBM) acquired the company for $845 million.
Scott also served as vice president of sales and corporate development at Nexgenix, a pioneer and leading provider of internet and e-commerce solutions. At Nexgenix he built a revenue and sales engine from the ground up and grew revenues to over $55 million per year. Under his direct leadership the company counted 25 consecutive quarters of profitable growth. In his career, Scott has also held senior management positions at Bachman Information Systems and MAI Basic Four.
Scott currently serves as president of the San Francisco Bay Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO), a peer network of 17,000 company presidents and CEOâ€™s in more than 100 countries and has earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, Austin.
- 04/08/12 -techcrunch.com