Board of Directors

Scott Raskin

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.


Noah Walley

Managing Director, Investor Growth Capital

Noah Walley leads IGC’s Information Technology investing activities in North America. He joined Investor Growth Capital in 2003 as a Managing Director having previously spent five years as a General Partner with Morgan Stanley Venture Partners in New York and has been working as a venture capitalist since 1994. Prior to that he spent four years with McKinsey & Company and began his career in investment banking with N M Rothschild & Sons in London.. Noah works out of ICG’s New York office and focuses on software and technology-based services investments.

Noah has served on over twenty-five private company Boards in the course of his career. In addition to Mindjet he currently serves as a Director on the Boards of Antenna Software, Aternity, Foresee Results, Greenway Medical Technologies (NYSE: GWAY), Mindjet, Pulsepoint, ReCellular, Retail Solutions, Tangoe (NASDAQ: TNGO) and Venda. He previously served, amongst other companies, as a Director on the Boards of Constant Contact (NASDAQ: CTCT), Freightquote.com, Tallan (Acquired by CMGi), Visiprise (acquired by SAP) and Siperian (acquired by Informatica).

Noah has a Juris Doctor from Stanford Law School and earned his Master and Bachelor degrees from Oxford University.


Mike Jetter

Founder, Mindjet

As the creator of MindManager, Jetter’s work began in 1994, while being treated for leukemia in Germany. His intent was to leave behind a legacy, one that would make computer use more enjoyable and natural. Consequently this led to the creation of Mindjet, where he held the position as Chief Technology Officer until 2006.

Together with his wife Bettina, Jetter was awarded the Ernst & Young’s “Entrepreneur of the Year Award” in Frankfurt, Germany in 2004, in the category of Information Technology. The Jetters have been recognized for their achievements in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, among others. 2003 marked the publishing of their book, The Cancer Code: How a Journey Through Leukemia Led to Software that Changed the Way People Work (www.cancercode.com).

Jetter holds a Master’s degree in both Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Technical University of Munich.


Jeremy Jaech

With over twenty-five years of industry experience, Jeremy Jaech is behind some of the most recognizable names in software today, including Microsoft Visio and Adobe PageMaker. Today Jaech advises technology executives and entrepreneurs on business and go-to-market strategies through board service and consulting.

Most recently, Jaech served as CEO of Verdiem, an enterprise software company developing and selling energy management solutions for IT.

Prior to Verdiem, Jaech served as co-founder and CEO of Trumba, a web calendaring service that enables companies to manage events online. He also co-founded and served as president and CEO of Visio, developing the breakthrough drawing technology from 1990 until its acquisition by the Microsoft Corporation in 2000. In 1984 Jaech began his entrepreneurial path by co-founding Aldus Corporation, the first company to create desktop publishing software for Macintosh. On the heels of PageMaker’s success, Jaech was appointed vice president of engineering for Aldus, overseeing the development of all products before he left the company to form Visio in 1990.

Jaech also serves on the Board of Directors of Doyenz, Trumba, and Cozi, and has worked at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and for Boeing Computer Services. He holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science and a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Washington.