CIO, Gilt Groupe
Scott is the CIO at Gilt Groupe, an online retailer of luxury goods sold at discount prices to a private, invitation-only membership. All sales occur once a day at noon, providing interesting technology and processes challenges to handle instant, flash floods of transactions. In this role Scott’s team is responsible for all things tech, from the web site to handheld scanners in multiple warehouses. Scott has been a builder and leader of technology teams for over 15 years. He started his career as a research scientist at IBM, then led teams that delivered web browsers, web platforms, and open source services during the first web wave. After IBM he left for the venture world, becoming CTO or VPE of early stage startups including Photobucket, Heavy, and Bling. Scott enjoys building tech teams who love what they do.
Location: Pavilion 2 - 3