Scott joined the Panther Opportunity Fund (“Panther”) in 2017 as a Principal and member of the investment committee. Panther is a vintage 2017 cannabis focused venture capital fund with a complementary and diverse set of 13 portfolio companies. Scott first entered the cannabis space in 2014 when he began running voter targeted digital ads for cannabis legalization in Oregon & Alaska. Seeing the political winds changing, Scott co-founded the Cannabis Rep Network (merged into Calyx Distribution) in 2015 to provide sales & distribution for brands in California. Prior to Calyx, Scott co-founded a data-driven digital ad agency called Audience Partners in 2007, targeting addressable audiences for the political and healthcare industries. Scott has a degree from the University of Maryland and began his career in a family Jewelry manufacturing business based in Philadelphia. From 1988 to present, Scott has worked for the Philadelphia 76ers, as head statistician for all home games.