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Christopher Scotton
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Christopher Scotton

Christopher Scotton Biography

Christopher Scotton has been a carpenter, bouncer, kite flyer, amusement park ride operator, venture capitalist and CEO of several technology companies. After a successful career in technology, he moved to London to run the European operations of a technology publishing and tradeshow company.

While in London, he began work on his first novel, rising at 5:00 a.m. each morning and writing in the quiet hours before work, then revising and editing in the evenings after putting his young sons to bed. In 2001, he and his partners sold the company and he returned to the United States, putting his writing ambitions on hold to start a company in the nascent search engine marketplace.

In 2007, he joined a venture capital firm where he invested in and nurtured numerous early-stage technology companies. He also took up his unfinished first novel and began writing again, in the mornings before work, on trains, in airports - anywhere he could steal a few minutes of mental quiet. In 2011 he finished the novel and joined one of the venture capital firm's portfolio companies as President and CEO, a position he holds today.

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