Scott A. Jones

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Scott A. Jones

Scott A. Jones (born in 1960) is an American inventor. Scott graduated with honors from Indiana University in 1984, receiving a bachelor of science degree in computer science.

1980s[edit]

He is known for his work in the early days of voicemail and co-founded Boston Technology, a voice-mail technology company, with Greg Carr.[1]

1990s[edit]

In 1996, Scott and three other entrepreneurs formed Escient, LLC, best known for "science between entertainment and technology." The motivation for this endeavor was said to make technology behave.[2]

2000s[edit]

In 2006, he founded the mobile question-answering service ChaCha.[3]

Jones lives in Carmel, Indiana. When his son Andrew was sixteen years old, he was featured on MTV's Teen Cribs. As owner of seven dogs, Scott was featured as a "Dog-loving CEO" in USA Today.[4]

In 2007, Galaxia, Inc. was founded, which developed a magical artistic display of LED lights that can be controlled individually to create video animations that are state-of-the-art lighting displays.[5] Scott has displayed this talent in New York City at the Tavern on the Green in Central Park, and at Herald Square & Greeley Square located at 34th Broadway and 6th Ave, Manhattan.[6]

Scott Jones was featured 25 February 2012 in the Indianapolis Monthly discussing new technologies for the future.[7]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Voice-mail Innovator, Retrieved 14 December 2009.
  2. ^ Escient, LLC, Retrieved 12 December 2009
  3. ^ Scott A. Jones - Inside the mind of a crazy (rich) inventor , written by Julie Sloane, 11 October 2007 from Fortune SB at CNNMoney Retrieved 10 December 2012
  4. ^ Jones, Del (17 April 2009). "Dog-loving CEOs have a few tips for the Obamas and Bo". Usatoday.Com. Retrieved 2011-12-10. 
  5. ^ Story on LED Displays, Retrieved 19 December 2009
  6. ^ Galaxia Lighting, retrieved 12 December 2009.
  7. ^ Scott Jones: A Futurist’s Vision of Technology, 2/25/2012, written by Daniel S. Comiskey Retrieved 4 December 2012