Scott Jones has over 30 years of start-up business experience as a hands-on technology venture capitalist and operations executive. He has extensive corporate partnering and distribution experience, a global rolodex, and is a strong strategist. Mr. Jones’ investment experience has yielded five IPOs and eight major trade sales. Since 2009 when Mr. Jones became the Company’s first investor, Mr. Jones has focused on Audience Entertainment operations, logistics, partnering and administration. Prior to AE, Mr. Jones was Founding Managing Director/GP of Origin Partners, a national early stage VC fund, where he was a Director/Operations Advisor to and responsible for investments in Vallent (Lucent spin-off in wireless network management software sold to IBM), Silicon Optix (Genesis MicroChip spin-off in video processor ICs sold to IDT), Narad Networks (Cisco spin-off focused on triple play cable network systems sold to Ciena), and Certes Networks (Real-time, NSA Quality, Network-Wide Encrypted Network Security). As past Senior Vice President/GP of Rothschild Ventures, the venture capital arm of the Rothschild North America Family Office, among other investments, he was responsible for investments in Actel, iSTAT, and Transwitch, all which became public companies. Prior to founding Origin, Mr. Jones made personal investments in and served on the Board of Directors or as Operations Advisor to venture-backed companies QueryObject Systems and Genesis Microchip, (both of which became public companies), and SMART Technologies Inc. (sold to i2 Technologies). He has also held operations positions in sales, marketing and engineering with large corporations including General Electric and Motorola, and was Vice President of Marketing and Sales for Control Automation, a venture funded image processing start-up. Mr. Jones received a BS Degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business.