Jon Piot

Jon Piot

Managing Director and General Partner


Jon Piot is a co-founder, manager of the General Partner and member of the investment committee at Scout. He is responsible for finance, accounting, treasury, risk, legal, land, audit and compliance. 

Jon earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the Southern Methodist University School of Engineering and a Masters degree in Business Administration from the Harvard Business School.  Jon worked for Arthur Andersen and Booz-Allen & Hamilton.  In 1998, Jon co-founded Impact Innovations Group and served as CEO. 

Jon led the sale of Impact Innovations Group in three stages in 2004, 2005, and 2007.  In 2005, a Charlesbank Capital Partners portfolio company acquired Impact Innovations Group.  Jon led the rebranding of the combined company as Technisource and led the sale for management to Spherion in 2007. 

He is co-author of The Executives Guide to Information Technology, The Professional Services Firm Bible, and Outperform: Inside the Investment Strategy of Billion Dollar Endowments.  Jon has recently served as an Adjunct Professor at Southern Methodist University, and on the investment committees of The Ursuline Academy of Dallas and the Jesuit Dallas Foundation.  He is a member of the Dallas Wildcat Committee and the ADAM Energy Forum.