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Co-Founder of State College Startups – Scott Johnson – Joins Ben Franklin’s Team!

STATE COLLEGE, PA – Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central & Northern PA ( is pleased to announce that Mr. Scott Johnson has become the newest member of our Transformation Business Services Network, a team of more than ten seasoned business professionals. As Field Operations Director, Scott will provide business mentoring and support to the tech-startups in our investment portfolio located in the State College area.

For the past fifteen years, Mr. Johnson has worked with and around Penn State University’s commercialization resources. A past recipient of Ben Franklin funding and technical assistance, today Scott is an experienced serial entrepreneur who has been a co-founder of two State College-based startups, Intuitive Control Systems and All Traffic Solutions. Most recently he was the founder and CEO of Devicify, where he guided the development of the company and its product, an Internet of Things (IoT) application that allowed customers to enable their business systems to operate with remote devices.

A graduate of Penn State University with a degree in Economics as well as a Master of Business Administration, Mr. Johnson holds two patents and is considered a thought leader on topics related to connecting smart products to business processes, big data analytics, and digital transformation.

Please join us in welcoming Scott Johnson to the Ben Franklin team.