Scott Johnson

CEO at Zephyr (Software)


In the past 5 years Scott orchestrated two consecutive, greatly successful exits as CEO for Private Equity(Frontier Capital) backed SAAS companies. Scott’s first exit was selling Social Solutions to Vista Equity. After the sale Scott continued as CEO completing a major acquisition and running the Vista playbook. Scott was able to exponentiallyimprove his CEO skills in running SAAS companies as he spent 18 months under the guidance and tutelage of an amazing team at Vista Equity. In June 2016, Scott was given the opportunity to lead another Frontier Capital backed company, Zephyr. Scott and his team were able to complete the investment thesis in record time leading to another greatly successful exit in a little over two years. Zephyr was acquired by Smartbear, Francisco Partner portfolio company, in Sept. 2018. After a smooth transition, Scott began working as Senior Advisor for Providence Equity Partners. Scott and his family have a mission to transform lives and make a positive impact in the world. They have 9 children, 6 adopted from Ethiopia, Ghana and Nigeria. Scott established Jehovah-Jireh, an NPO that has opened its first orphanage in 2014 QwaQwa, South Africa and in 2016 opened a bible college in Rajpur, India. Scott, his wife Michelle, and their children live outside Philadelphia. PA.