Chief Executive Officer
A dynamic leader with more than two decades of tech experience, Scott Raskin continues to build upon his record of success.
Raskin’s strategic vision has evolved Mindjet from mind-mapping start up to a cross-platform provider of collaborative and cloud-based productivity solutions. The results have fueled the growth of a passionate customer base to two million paid users worldwide and counting. Customers range from SMBs to 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 crystalize ideas, boost productivity, and increase team effectiveness.
Raskin joined Mindjet 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 organic 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.
Previously, Raskin served as Vice President of Sales and Corporate Development at Nexgenix, a pioneer in e-commerce solutions. At Nexgenix, he built the revenue and sales engines from the ground up, growing revenues to over $55 million per year. Under his direct leadership, the company counted twenty-five consecutive quarters of profitable growth. Raskin has also 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 CEO’s in more than 100 countries. Raskin graduated from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, Austin.