Net Worth: $20 Million
- Source of Wealth Inventions and Business
- Marital Status Divorced
- Full Name Scott A. Jones
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth 1960
- Occupation Inventor and Entrepreneur
- Education Indiana University
- Children three children
About Scott A. Jones
American inventor and serial entrepreneur Scott A. Jones has an estimated net worth of $20 million. A graduate of Indiana University in 1984, he received a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science, with honors.
Mr. Jones is best known for his work in the early days of voicemail. He is also the co-founder of Boston Technology, a voicemail technology company, along with Greg Carr. It later merged with Comverse Technology, Inc. for $843 million. In 1996, he formed Escient, LLC along with three other entrepreneurs. It is popularly known for “science between entertainment and technology.”
Scott A. Jones founded the Internet-based music service company called Gracenote which is now utilized by Apple, Yahoo and Sony. Its services are accessed globally at the rate of 24 billion times per year by applications including iTunes. It was later sold to Sony for $260 million in 2008.
Currently, Jones serves as the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and Co-Founder of ChaCha, the leading free, real-time answers service today. It is also the world’s easiest-to-use and most comprehensive way to access answers and information.
In 2007, Scott Jones founded Galaxia, Inc. which developed a magical artistic display of LED lights that can be controlled individually to create video animations for state-of-the-art lighting displays. On February 25, 2012, he was featured in the Indianapolis Monthly and he discussed about new technologies for the future.