Scott Belsky

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Scott Belsky (born April 18, 1980) is an American entrepreneur and author,[1][2][3][not in citation given] best known for co-creating the online portfolio platform, Behance, Inc. In 2010, Belsky was included in Fast Company's "100 Most Creative People in Business" list.[4] Belsky is also an active angel investor and advisor in companies including Pinterest,[5] Uber (company).,[6] Paddle8,[7] Shake,[8] and Circa.[9]

In December 2012, Behance was acquired by Adobe[10][11] and Belsky became Vice President of Creative Community at Adobe.[12][13]

Personal life and education[edit]

Belsky graduated from Cornell University. He received his MBA from Harvard Business School. Belsky serves on the advisory board of Cornell University's Entrepreneurship Program, is a board member for the Art Director's Club,[14] and is a member of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Scott and his wife live in New York City.[15]

Books[edit]

Making Ideas Happen, Penguin Group, 2010 ISBN 978-1591844112Managing Your Day-to-Day (Forward), Amazon Publishing, 2013 ISBN 978-1477800676

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Making Ideas Happen Book Page". the99percent.com. Retrieved June 10, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Wired Magazine UK". wired.co.uk. Retrieved June 10, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Amazon Book Sales Info". amazon.com. Retrieved June 10, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Fast Company Article On Scott Belsky". fastcompany.com. Retrieved April 16, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Pinterest Team And Investors". pinterest.com. Retrieved June 10, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Uber Team And Investors". angel.co. Retrieved June 10, 2012. 
  7. ^ Paddle8 About Page
  8. ^ ShakeLaw Site "Shake Raises $3M In Funding For Simple Mobile Legal Agreements"
  9. ^ AlleyWatch "An Angel in New York: Scott Belsky"
  10. ^ "News Analysis Adobe Behances The Creative Class With 150M Community Acquisition". http://blog.softwareinsider.org/. Retrieved February 21, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Adobe Acquires Social Media Platform Behance To Power Its Creative Cloud Community". http://techcrunch.com/. Retrieved February 21, 2013. 
  12. ^ "Adobe Acquired Portfolio Service Behance for more than 150 million in cash and stock". http://techcrunch.com. Retrieved February 21, 2013. 
  13. ^ "Enriching The Creative Experience". http://adobe.com/. Retrieved February 21, 2013. 
  14. ^ "Art Directors Club". adcglobal.org. Retrieved April 16, 2012. 
  15. ^ "Scott Belsky Bio Page". scottbelsky.com. Retrieved June 10, 2012. 

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