Mr. Albert is responsible for the information technology practice
at The Aurora Funds, Inc. He co-founded Aurora in 1994 with Jeff Clark.
Scott has been in the venture capital industry for more than twenty years.
Prior to forming Aurora, he was the Chief Investment Officer at the North
Carolina Technological Development Authority, Inc. ("NCTDA"),
a state funded corporation that supports technology based entrepreneurial
companies in North Carolina. While there, he led the new venture investment
efforts and performed portfolio company monitoring for the NCTDA's extensive
statewide portfolio. Prior to serving at the NCTDA, he was a General Partner
at Criterion Venture Partners in Houston, Texas, for a $30 million pool
of capital, and was with Golder, Thoma and Cressey, a venture capital firm,
in Chicago. In addition, he has served as President of a venture-backed
start-up company. Before entering the venture capital industry, he was an
information technology consultant at Booz, Allen and Hamilton. Scott serves
on the boards of five Aurora portfolio companies, including psiloQuest,
United Emergency Services and StrikeIron. Scott was previously on the boards
of Solution Technology and DataFlux. Scott has a B.S. in Engineering from
Duke University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
The Aurora Funds, Inc. manages over $155 million in four venture capital
funds. The firm invests in early stage life science and information technology
companies, primarily in the Southeastern United States.