Scott has spent his career utilizing mathematics and data analysis to build profitable businesses and products. With the goal of bringing the accountability of digital media to the expanding video space, he founded Videology in 2007. Since its launch, Videology has grown to become the 3rd highest reaching online video network. Moreover, its video advertising solutions platform, Videology, is now used by some of the world’s largest marketers and media agencies to connect brands with their targeted consumers.
Prior to his work with Videology, most notably Scott founded Advertising.com in 1998. The company was sold to AOL in 2004 for nearly half a billion dollars. In his role as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, he was responsible for the company’s stellar operating performance, strategic vision and continued development of its award-winning, proprietary optimization technology. Prior to Advertising.com, Scott held roles at Fortune 500 companies such as Procter & Gamble, where he developed computer systems and mathematical models to create business practices for plant production and raw material procurement. He also was with the Capital One Financial Corporation, where he leveraged statistical approaches to marketing and financial risk management to develop new businesses outside of the credit card industry.
Scott has received numerous awards including Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2000, CEO of the Year by Blue Chip Venture Company, the American Business Award’s “Stevie” for Best Executive in 2005, the Outstanding Young Engineering Graduate Award 2006 from the University of Virginia, and was named an Influential Marylander by The Daily Record in 2009.
Scott graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. degree from the University of Virginia, Dept of Systems Engineering in 1991, and a M.S. from the Stanford University, Dept of Engineering-Economic Systems in 1992.