Richest BusinessCEOs
Net Worth:
$100 Million
1960 (64 years old)
Inventor, Programmer, Entrepreneur, Businessperson
United States of America
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Scott A. Jones is an American inventor and entrepreneur who has a net worth of $100 million. Born in 1960, Scott A. Jones earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Indiana University in 1984. During the '80s at the age of 25, Jones was a founding partner in Boston Technology, a company that pioneered voicemail technology. He also founded Gracenote, an online music company that is used more than 20 billion times a year; Jones sold that business for $260 million. Fifteen years later, Jones teamed up with three other businessmen to create Escient, LLC, a company that focused on technology and entertainment.

A decade after that, Jones created ChaCha, a service that allows users to text questions and receive nearly instant answers. In 2007, he developed Galaxia, Inc., a business that worked to use LED lights to create animations. Galaxia's technology has been featured at Central Park's Tavern on the Green, Herald Square, and Greeley Square. He lives in Carmel, Indiana, with his seven dogs. Jones' companions earned him a spot on a "USA Today" feature of "Dog-Loving CEOs". His sixteen-year-old son, Andrew, was once profiled for an episode of MTV's "Cribs". Jones is an active philanthropist who supports several foundations.

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