Scott Sandell is the Managing General Partner of NEA since 1996. Investments in life sciences, biotechnology, and other innovative fields keep Sandell–and NEA–on the cutting edge of technological advancements.
Before his time with NEA, Scott worked on Windows 95 as a Product Manager at Microsoft. He holds a MBA from Stanford and an AB in Engineering Sciences from Dartmouth College. He currently serves on the Board of Overseers for the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth.
How Scott Propels
Scott hit the ground running when he partnered with NEA, leading investments with innovative tech companies, alternative energy investments, and investing activities in China. Scott is regularly featured among investors listed in the Forbes Midas List; his own breathtaking portfolio filled with transformational businesses who have made impacts within several industries.
While scouring for life-altering innovation, Scott is the director of several private companies including: Playdom, acquired by Disney and Infusion.io, acquired by SanDisk. His unique ability to locate and nurture inspiring businesses makes Scott a one-of-a-kind entrepreneur, whose guidance and expertise leads towards immense success.
“I look for the extremely strong value proposition. If the value proposition is only a little better, no one’s going to take the risk.”
Scott is speaking on May 18, 2017 in Hoboken, NJ at Propelify Innovation Festival, where 8,000+ innovators from across the Northeast unite for a must-attend day of tech, investors, talks, exhibitors, VR, drones, and music. Register For Propelify Now.