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Scott Johnson

BS '87

Managing Partner
New Atlantic Ventures (Boston, MA)


Scott has fifteen years experience as a high tech entrepreneur and venture investor primarily in enterprise software and IT services. Prior to joining NAV, he was a co-founder and Managing Director of DFJ/NE. Before that he was the East Coast partner of the Cambridge Technology Capital Fund, cited by Venture Economics as one of the top performing post-IPO funds of 1999, where he oversaw investments in E.piphany, Silknet, Digital Think, and WebLogic. Before that, he founded InterSense, Inc., a 3D visualization technology company. Scott began his career as a software engineer and founding employee of Cambridge Technology Partners, a global systems integration and consulting company.


Scott has a BS in Operations Research from Cornell University, and an MBA from the Sloan School of Management at MIT.

Board Affiliations

Scott holds a seat on the Board of Directors of Context Web, Mok3, Maptuit and EnerNoc.