Scott Maloney is an executive and multiple division leader with experience in Fortune 500 companies and $1B+ startups. He serves as the Director of Innovation and Private Sector Research Engagement for Washington State University with responsibility of moving technologies into industry through partnership negotiations and ventures.
Scott has worked as the CEO and Co-Founder of Seed Worthy, a technology platform for developers that amassed users around the world. Prior to that he was VP of Strategy and Operations for @Pay, a mobile payment startup where he led the Product, Production, and Creative teams, and provided direct leadership for all strategic initiatives. Before that, Scott was the Senior Operations and Strategy Manager for LivingSocial, where he was responsible for leadership of several operational and strategic teams, and he was a key driver of growth for one of the company’s fastest growing divisions. LivingSocial was acquired for a publicly undisclosed amount. Scott ran R&D finance and planning for Human Genome Sciences prior to their acquisition by GlaxoSmithKline for $3.5B. Prior to that Scott was finance lead to the Emerging Markets Unit at Pfizer where he provided business development and financial efforts for nearly $400M in partnerships deals and international operations. Throughout his career Scott has successfully raised significant investment rounds from Angels, VCs, and funds.
Scott holds degrees in Genetics and Cellular Biology from Washington State University and an MBA from Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, a Top 20 MBA program.
Scott is a third-generation entrepreneur, guest lecturer at major universities, keynote speaker, consultant, Innovator-In-Residence to a major startup incubator, and board member for several large companies. In his free time, he enjoys travel, amazing food, and practicing martial arts as a holder of black belts in multiple styles.