Scott joined Joyent as CEO in 2014. He previously served as the Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for Cisco's Cloud and Systems Management Technology Group following the acquisition of newScale, Inc.
newScale was the leading provider of cloud automation and management software products. Scott led newScale as CEO from 2002 to 2011.
Prior to newScale, Scott was the founder, President and CEO of Digital Market, Inc. (DMI), the leading provider of Web-based sourcing and procurement solutions for direct materials. Scott founded the company in 1995 by building the world's first Web-based trading exchange conducting over $2B worth of transactions between more than 1000 trading partners. In November of 1999, DMI merged with Agile Software (NASD:AGIL).
Scott also pioneered yet another successful startup, EcoSystems Software, where as a co-founder, he was instrumental in developing an integrated systems management software solution for open systems computing. In 1993, EcoSystems was acquired by Compuware Corporation (NASD:CPWR). His prior experience also includes industry leaders such as Xerox, Hewlett Packard, and Oracle Corporation.
Scott has a BSEE from the University of Rochester and an MBA from The Wharton School of Business.