Scott Hartley Keynote Speaker
- Venture capitalist and best-selling author
- Global keynote speaker on future of work, future of education, and human skills in our technology age
- Presidential Innovation Fellow, The White House
Scott Hartley's Biography
Scott Hartley is a venture capitalist and best-selling author of THE FUZZY AND THE TECHIE (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017), a Financial Times business book of the month (April 2017), Axiom Business Book Award winner, and finalist for the Financial Times and McKinsey & Company’s Bracken Bower Prize for an author under 35. Scott runs a venture capital fund that has now invested in about 200 startups. His book has been translated into half a dozen languages and is published in markets such as South Asia with Penguin Random House.
He is a global keynote speaker on ethics in technology, future of work, and human skills in our technology age. He has served as a Presidential Innovation Fellow at the White House, a Partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures (MDV), and a Venture Partner at Metamorphic Ventures. Prior to venture capital, Scott worked at Google, Facebook, and Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society. He has been a contributing author at MIT Press, and has written for publications such as Quartz, The Financial Times, and Foreign Policy, and been featured in USA Today, Harvard Business Review and The Wall Street Journal. He holds three degrees from Stanford and Columbia, has finished six marathon and Ironman 70.3 triathlons. He is a Term Member at the Council on Foreign Relations, and has visited over 70 countries.
Some of his past speaking engagements include, Google, Fidelity Labs, Swedbank, Purdue, Stanford, EDP, World Bank/IMF Annual Meeting, 50th Anniversary university lecture at Century College, Global Entrepreneurship Summits in Malaysia and Kenya, and MIT events around the world. The general themes for his talk are the future of work, technology trends, and future of education. He has been a convocation speaker for incoming freshman classes as well.
Watch Scott speak with PBS Newshour here on the future of work.