Managing Director, Madrona Venture Group
Sector Expertise: Software, IT
Scott Jacobson has been a managing director at Madrona Venture Group since 2007 and currently serves on the boards of Haiku Deck, Indochino, LUMO BodyTech, Mobilewalla, RewardLoop and Yieldex; he is also a board observer for Animoto, BuddyTV, Mercent, Placed, Redfin and ShopIgniter. Scott also served on the board of Jambool prior to its acquisition by Google in 2010. Scott is particularly interested in consumer web, digital media and mobile technologies that present opportunities for major disruption of large, established markets. Prior to joining Madrona, Scott worked at Amazon.com, where he held senior product and business management positions in the Amazon Kindle and Amazon Marketplace groups. He led several key initiatives, including the international rollout of Amazon’s Merchants@ platform. Earlier in his career, Scott was a Senior Consultant in Accenture’s strategy consulting practice, where he worked with clients in enterprise software, retail, and energy sectors.
Scott graduated cum laude from Northwestern University, where he received his bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics and Economics. He received an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar.