Scott Albert brings more than 30 years of venture capital and operating experience to his teaching at UNC Kenan-Flagler.
His teaching interests include venture capital, fund raising for early-stage companies, entrepreneurship, growing and managing early-stage companies and valuing small businesses.
Mr. Albert is a venture partner with The Aurora Funds, Inc., a venture capital firm in the Research Triangle Park that focuses on seed and early-stage financings across a broad industry mix of technology and life sciences companies. He is a founder of Aurora and heads its technology practice. Formed in 1994, Aurora manages nearly $250 million across five venture funds.
He was the founding CEO of a healthcare services company and CEO of an Aurora portfolio company, Centice Corporation. He started his business career at Booz Allen and Hamilton as a management consultant.
Mr. Albert serves on the board of Entigral Systems, Inc. and has provided small business consulting to scores of companies.
He received his MBA in finance from the University of Chicago and his BS in engineering from Duke University.