Chief Executive Officer
As Mindjet’s Chief Executive Officer, Scott Raskin is responsible for strategic planning and overall operations on a daily basis. With over twenty years of leadership in technology, Raskin’s vision has evolved Mindjet from a developer of mind mapping software to a leading cross-platform provider of information mapping, collaboration, and cloud-based productivity solutions.
The results of Raskin’s vision have fueled the growth of a passionate customer base to two million paid users worldwide. Global customers include iconic brands like Bayer, BMW, Coca-Cola, Credit Suisse, Dow Corning, Microsoft, Procter & Gamble, and Rolex. Forty-five out of fifty of BusinessWeek’s "World’s Most Innovative Companies” use Mindjet solutions to clarify thinking, boost productivity, and increase team effectiveness.
Raskin came to Mindjet in 2006, after five years at Telelogic, where he served as President and Chief Operating Officer. At Telelogic, Raskin guided the company through strategic acquisitions and extensive growth, building a team of more than 1,200 employees in thirty countries. His efforts culminated when International Business Machines (IBM) acquired the company for $845 million. Raskin also served as Vice President of Sales and Corporate Development at Nexgenix, a pioneer and leading provider of internet and e-commerce solutions. At Nexgenix, he built revenue and sales engines from the ground up, growing revenues to over $55 million per year. Under his direct leadership, the company accumulated twenty-five consecutive quarters of profitable growth. Previously Raskin has held senior management positions at Bachman Information Systems and MAI Basic Four.
Raskin currently serves on the board and is a past president of the San Francisco Bay Chapter of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), a peer network of 17,000 company Presidents and CEOs in more than 100 countries.
Raskin graduated from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, Austin.