Director of Business Development
Scott M. Beatty
Scott has deep experience in business development and business model design, product innovation, ideation, strategy, sustainability and product management in global and cross-border enterprises. A serial technology entrepreneur, he fell backward into innovation and product design as the Entrepreneur-in-Residence for the F+F coLAB, a collaboration between IDEO, the MIT Media Lab and Target exploring new technologies and creating ventures that tackle major global human system challenges.
Scott is dedicated to the intersection of people’s lives and great product design with a passion for creative problem solving and creating value. He strives to connect with the essential needs inherent in both sides of a partnership to maximize client value believing building new product platforms can be done in a sustainable and resilient manner. Scott is committed to education, serving as trustee to multiple independent schools, including ad-hoc committees at his alma mater, Macalester College, judging for MassChallenge and mentoring start-ups for the European Institute of Innovation and Technology. Outside of the SF studio, he enjoys fresh and saltwater flyfishing, alpine skiing and exploring New England with his family.