Scott Belsky: Investor, Author & Founder of Behance

Scott Belsky joins us to highlight his journey from Fortune 500 MBA grad to the creative chaos of the design world. In this episode he dives into Behance’s mission to empower the creative world.

Scott is an investor, entrepreneur and author. Currently a General Partner at Benchmark Capital, he previously founded Behance and 99U, and wrote Making Ideas Happen.

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Episode Highlights

7:20: How frustration with the creative world drew Scott to design

9:00: Goldman Sachs to Harvard Business School

11:45: “Mission-centric but medium-agnostic”: Why Behance was bootstrapped

13:30: Product roadmapping at Behance

15:25: One-stop solutions for integrated services

18:40: What does the interface layer mean for brands?

20:15: Organization vs. talent

23:52: Bringing creativity to mobile at Adobe

27:25: The commoditization of design

28:45: Design-driven (and founded) companies