Scott is Founder and CEO of ideaPoint, the leading strategic growth and innovation management software company. ideaPoint helps organizations scout for, evaluate and manage partnering opportunities with other companies, institutions and universities at any stage of development to accelerate new product development and drive growth.  With over 20 years and hundreds of engagements with leading life science companies like GSK, Novartis, J&J and Pfizer, Scott has advised over 50 companies on how to build best partnering practices for Business Development and Licensing, Grants and Fellowships and R&D Collaboration processes. Prior to his management career in various Business-to-Business and Consumer-facing companies, Scott spent eight years as a professional hockey player in the National Hockey League and American Hockey League.