|UCLA , BA||2001|
Scott Dudelson is an internet entrepreneur and co-founder / Chief Operating Officer of Prodege, LLC. As COO of Prodege, Dudelson spearheads the operations and business development of Prodege - owned properties, including the web’s premier online rewards destination, Swagbucks.com. In both 2011 & 2012 Prodege was placed highly on the Inc 500 fastest growing company list; Ranked two years in a row as a top 10 fastest growing private company in Los Angeles by the LA Business Journal; and named a finalist for the Colloquy award for excellence in loyalty marketing.
Prior to co-founding Prodege, Dudelson founded Music for Charity Productions - a non-profit consulting firm specializing in the marriage of entertainment brands and charitable causes. In 2005 Music for Charity Productions became one of the first firms to introduce SMS (text message) fundraising in the United States with the launch of the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund’s text for charity campaign featuring Pearl Jam, OK GO and other artists. While leading Music for Charity productions, the firm produced and promoted over a dozen benefit events featuring a wide variety of artists including Sheryl Crow, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Sara Bareilles, Garbage, Crowded House, Jerry Cantrell (of Alice in Chains), and George Clinton.
Dudelson is also a writer, guest speaker and concert photographer who currently writes a business blog for Inc Magazine and has served as both a moderator and/or panelist at SXSW, and guest speaker at the Musicians Institute. Dudelson’s award winning concert photography is represented by RockPaperPhoto.com has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, KROQ.com, Flavorpill, AOL’s Spinner.com, LA & OC Weekly, and Classic Rock Magazine. He is currently based in Malibu, California.