Scott is Regional Managing Director with overall responsibility for Vannin’s North American business.
Scott joins Vannin from Bloomberg BNA, where he was President of Bloomberg Law, leading Bloomberg’s business across the Legal Market. Scott was also responsible for building and leading the Bloomberg Next organization across Bloomberg's industry verticals, which included Bloomberg BNA, Bloomberg Government and Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
Prior to joining Bloomberg, Scott held a number of executive business and legal roles during a thirteen-year tenure in the United Business Media plc Group. As President – Media & Marketing Services for UBM Tech, he was responsible for building UBM Tech’s Marketing Services business and driving the evolution of leading websites such as Information Week.com and EE Times. As EVP Chief Commercial Officer of its subsidiary, PR Newswire, Scott oversaw PRN’s commercial activities worldwide which involved spearheading the company’s efforts to meet the communications, marketing, investor relations and compliance needs of its customers.
From 2002-2009, Scott served as General Counsel and headed up Global Corporate Development and M&A for United Business Media Limited’s US-based subsidiaries. In that role, his organization played a lead role in transforming UBM from a North American-centric print media group to a global provider of integrated digital and live event solutions.
Scott also spent eight years at two multinational law firms representing media, technology, telecommunications, insurance and manufacturing companies. Scott, who speaks Japanese and lived in Japan, has advised numerous companies on business, financial and legal issues arising out of cross-border transactions.
Scott earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Williams College and his J.D. from Fordham Law School.
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