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Scott Jones

Scott A. Jones, President / Founder | Eleven Fifty Academy
Jones is a veteran of early-stage entrepreneurship, a prolific inventor, an innovative strategist, and a successful venture capitalist.  After serving as a Research Scientist at the MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Jones founded Boston Technology, a voicemail company that grew to have over 2.5 billion subscribers on its systems worldwide.  Subsequently, he was a founder or “heavy lifter” in several companies, including Gracenote (now a major division of Nielsen), ATG (an e-commerce platform which was acquired by Oracle), Precise Path Robotics (autonomous vehicle technology, now core to Stanley Black & Decker/MTD’s robotic lawn care division), ChaCha (a high-performing virtual assistant), and Eleven Fifty Academy, a nonprofit focused on immersive learning in areas such as software development and cybersecurity where he serves an active role as President.