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Scott Hartley


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Former Partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures, Columnist at Forbes. Work at Google, Facebook, and Harvard. Education at Stanford and Columbia.

Previously, Scott served as a Partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures (MDV), a $2 billion Sand Hill Road venture capital firm founded in 1983, where he focused on how mobile, social, data, and analytics are disrupting traditional commerce, media, and finance. Prior to MDV, Scott worked at Google, Facebook, and Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society. He is author of “The Venture Frontier,” a Forbes column on trends in international entrepreneurship and venture capital, contributing author in the MIT Press book “Shopping for Good,” and a contributor on Bloomberg TV’s Money Moves. Scott has been a global entrepreneurship speaker for, MIT Enterprise Forum, and the US State Department across the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. He holds a BA in Political Science from Stanford University, an MBA, and an MA in International Affairs from Columbia University. A five-time marathon runner and Ironman 70.3 triathlete, Scott has visited 70 countries on six continents.