Scott identifies new opportunities for Tusk Ventures. He is currently focused on cryptocurrency, telehealth, transportation, and other emerging sectors.
Scott has significant experience across the private, public, and philanthropic sectors. Most recently, he worked in two roles at the intersection of social impact and technology. On the product and strategy team at Google.org, Scott led a number of projects to reinvent how people and governments interact via technology. He also recently worked on the leadership team at Catchafire, an early-stage technology startup focused on reinventing the skills-based volunteering space.
Prior to Google, Scott served New York City as Deputy Chief of Staff to Howard Wolfson, a Deputy Mayor in the Bloomberg Administration, where he managed a wide set of initiatives from public wi-fi installations to solving the feral cat problem in New York public housing. Scott began his career as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company where he helped clients in technology, finance, retail, and philanthropy solve major strategic and operational questions. He left McKinsey as an engagement manager in 2010.
Scott sits on the board of The NYC Foundation for Computer Science Education (CSNYC). He was previously the first public member of the San Francisco Committee on Information Technology, the governance and oversight body for technology decisions for the City and County of San Francisco. Scott is based in New York and graduated with high honors with a B.A. in Plan II and Economics from The University of Texas at Austin.