Harvard Business School
|Occupation||Entrepreneur, author, investor|
|Notable work||Making Ideas Happen (Penguin Books)|
|Board member of||
Cornell University's Entrepreneurship Program|
Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum
Scott Belsky (born April 18, 1980) is an American entrepreneur, author and early-stage investor 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.
In December 2012, Behance was acquired by Adobe where Belsky became VP of Products, Mobile and Community at Adobe. In February 2016 Belsky left Adobe and joined Benchmark as the firm's sixth general partner. Prior to joining Benchmark, Belsky had been an early-stage investor and active advisor to companies including Uber, Warby Parker, Pinterest, Periscope and Sweetgreen.
Personal life and education
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 Cooper-Hewitt Smithsonian National Design Museum.
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