Scott Hammond

CEO of Joyent

Scott Hammond

Scott joined Joyent from Cisco where he served as the Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for Cisco’s Cloud and Systems Management Technology Group following the acquisition of newScale, Inc. in 2011.

newScale was the leading provider of cloud automation and management software products. Large enterprises and service providers deployed newScale to increase the agility and reduce the cost of operating their cloud infrastructure. The newScale product suite included a self-service portal, governance, provisioning, tracking, service lifecycle management, and billing.

Prior to newScale, Scott was the founder, President and CEO of Digital Market, Inc. (DMI), the leading provider of Web-based sourcing and procurement solutions for direct materials. Scott founded the company in 1995 by building the world’s first Web-based trading exchange conducting over $2B worth of transactions between more than 1000 trading partners. In November of 1999, DMI merged with Agile Software (NASD:AGIL). While at Agile, he designed a next generation trading exchange for the electronics industry with Dell Computer, Cisco, Intel, Accel Partners and Gen3 Partners.

Scott also pioneered yet another successful startup, EcoSystems Software, where as a co-founder, he was instrumental in developing an integrated systems management software solution for open systems computing. In 1993, EcoSystems was acquired by Compuware Corporation (NASD:CPWR). His prior experience also includes industry leaders such as Xerox, Hewlett Packard, and Oracle Corporation.

Scott has a BSEE from the University of Rochester and an MBA from The Wharton School of Business. (from Joyent)