SAN FRANCISCO, CA: February 22st, 2019 - SPJ GTM and Tony Scott launch a strategic affiliation to bridge the gap between technology innovation, capital, and customers.
The firms collectively offer early-stage technology entrepreneurs an accelerated path to scale, through Enterprise and Government contracts. Portfolio companies will receive an integrated offering of Advisory, Capital, and Development, including special invitations to private meetings with CIO roundtables, VC demo-days, product strategy sessions, and go-to-market strategy development.
Anthony “Tony” Scott will lead the combined efforts, providing 40-years of C-Suite multi-sector information technology perspective to inform critical decisions of our early-stage portfolio companies.
Mr. Scott was appointed by President Barack Obama as the 3rd Chief Information Officer (Federal CIO) for the U.S. Government, where he was responsible for modernizing IT systems, infrastructure, digital transformation, cybersecurity, open data and IT strategy across the federal government. Prior, Tony served as the CIO and Senior Vice President of VMware, Inc., the CIO and Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Corporation, the CIO and Senior Vice President of The Walt Disney Co, and the Chief Technology Officer at General Motors Corporation.
“I have seen first hand the power and success of the SPJ accelerator machine,” said Tony Scott. “Steve, PJ, and the entire team are hands-on from day one building custom success launchpads for every one of their startups. I am excited to be able to offer SPJ startups investment capital opportunities that will further cement SPJ’s partnership and commitment to their success.”
SPJ helps early stage startup founders and companies accelerate their growth and create a clear path into the Enterprise. We embed from the ground up with innovative products solving industry-specific challenges, craft messaging that gets reactions, ignite campaigns that land deals, and invest in high-growth futures.