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BirthplaceNew York, NY


Harvard Business School, MBA 1996
Brown University, BA 1991
Public Policy & American Institutions

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GM, Business to Consumer

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Scott Meyer

Scott is the CEO and Founder of Evidon (formerly Better Advertising)- a new type of company that brings trust to online advertising. Evidon is an intermediary between consumers, advertisers, industry self-regulatory programs and government. Evidon helps consumers protect their privacy and keep quality content ad-supported and free.

He created the company as an Entrepreneur in residence at Warburg Pincus LLC, which is supporting the company. From 2005-2008, Scott was president and CEO of, a part of The New York Times Company. He spent eight years with The New York Times Company in a number of senior management roles. In addition to his role at, he was the General Manager of the company´s flagship website, The New York Times on the Web ( He also served as vice president, strategic planning for The Boston Globe. Before joining The New York Times Company, Scott was with (a venture-backed company which was acquired by Reuters in 2003 after a successful IPO in 1999), where he was Vice President and General Manager of its business-to-consumer division. Before beginning his media career, Scott worked in management consulting at The Boston Consulting Group and in investment banking at Merrill Lynch & Co. Scott holds an A.B. in Public Policy and American Institutions from Brown University, where he was a winner of the Rouse Prize for Economics and was selected as a White Intern by the Taubman Center for Public Policy. He also has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

In addition to his role at Warburg Pincus, Scott is a Director of Go2Media ( and an Advisor to Kosmix Corporation ( and Bestcovery (

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