Scott is a veteran executive of early stage companies with deep experience in enterprise sales, business development and channel sales.
Prior to joining the team at Strands in January 2008, Scott was Vice-President, Global Sales at Total Training, a leading on-demand video software training company. Before that he was Regional Vice President at Books24x7, a Skillsoft company. During his six year tenure at the company, he oversaw 37%+ annual revenue growth within his business unit, while managing to 21 straight quarters of profitability. Working with companies like Nike, Intel, WaMU, EDS, Disney, Symantec, Amgen, T-Mobile and Yahoo, Scott provided the leadership necessary to successfully deploy enterprise-level digital learning, web-based collaboration, training and reference content solutions.
From 1998 to 2001, Scott was Vice President, Sales and Publishing at netLibrary, a pioneer in the DRM and content management services market. As an original member of the sales management team, he structured the build out of the domestic and international sales organization and lead the start up to record revenues. He helped facilitate their acquisition by the Online Computer Library Center, a nonprofit organization providing LMS, reference, resource sharing, and preservation services to libraries worldwide. From 1995 to 1998, Scott served as Senior Director, Business Development for Dataware Technologies, whose publishing service groups were acquired by Information Handling Services (IHS).
Prior to 1995, Scott worked as sales executive for early stage technology firms in the Northwest, where he developed direct sales opportunities in the US and established sales channels throughout APAC - including co-founding a software distribution firm based in Portland.
Scott holds a B.S. in Business Communications from Oregon State University.