Michael Jones

Chief Executive, Science Inc.

A longtime entrepreneur and adviser, Michael Jones has spent his career growing businesses ranging from early stage startups to private equity-backed assets to public media companies. He is co-founder and chief executive of Science Inc., a company that builds and invests in tech businesses by bringing together the best ideas, talent, resources, and financing through a centralized platform. He has founded, built, and sold more than 30 online and mobile businesses.

Enjoy most: Working with individuals that have big plans and using what’s at my disposal to help them accomplish their dreams.

Toughest challenge: To find and surround yourself with people who have the wholehearted drive, stamina, and ability to make their big dreams a reality.

Most excited: I’m eager to see what the next 40 years of technical innovation will look like when I reach my father’s age.

Best advice: Make sure to pre-validate your concept so that it is well-received by your customers.

Alma Mater: BS, University of Oregon.

Bucket list: Solve a human rights issue.

Hobby/passion: I love to travel.

Favorite destination: Japan.