Scott Brighton

CEO at Jive Software

Scott Brighton has a diverse and extensive work experience spanning multiple companies and industries. Scott is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Bonterra, a social good software company with a large portfolio of solutions that support corporate social responsibility, fundraising, and program management. Prior to this, they served as the CEO of Aurea Software, a global software company with over 40 SAAS solutions. During their tenure, Aurea experienced significant revenue growth and acquired several software brands. Before that, they held various roles including Board Advisor at Khoros, Chairman of the Board at Optiva Inc., and Member of the Supervisory Board at update software AG. Scott also has experience as the Founder of Austin Post, an online news source, and as the CEO of Artemis International, a global project and portfolio management software company. Additionally, they have held leadership positions at Trilogy Software, A.T. Kearney, and Arthur D. Little. Throughout their career, Scott has demonstrated strong leadership abilities and a track record of driving growth and executing successful turnarounds.

Scott Brighton attended Bucknell University from 1985 to 1989, where they obtained a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Computer Engineering. After completing their undergraduate studies, they pursued further education at Duke University - The Fuqua School of Business from 1991 to 1993, where they earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. The field of study for their MBA is not specified in the provided information.


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  • CEO

    June 1, 2017 - present