Edward Scott is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience in the technology and private equity sectors. He currently serves as the CEO of ElectrifAi, a leading machine learning software company based in the US. Throughout his career, he has been instrumental in building, managing, and investing in high-growth enterprises globally.
Scott began his career in the LBO group of Drexel Burnham Lambert and later joined the Apollo Investment Fund in 1990. During his tenure at Apollo, he invested in multiple companies across different industries, primarily focusing on the TMT sector, chemicals, transportation, and financial services sectors. He also served on the board of directors for several portfolio companies. He was also a partner at the Baker Communications Fund, where he originated and managed the firm's two most successful portfolio company investments, both of which have become multi-billion dollar enterprises: Akamai Technologies and Interxion Holding NV.
After his successful tenure at the Baker Communications Fund, Scott held senior-level positions at Napier Park Global Capital and White Oak Global Advisors. He graduated from Columbia University with a B.A. in history and earned an MBA from Harvard Business School with second-year honors.
In his current role as the CEO of ElectrifAi, Scott's mission is to help technology companies transform themselves through innovative machine learning products that drive revenue and reduce cost and risk. He is also committed to giving back and has launched an "Ai for Good" program to develop AI and ML-based solutions to address the growing mental health crisis around the world.
Scott is excited to be leading ElectrifAi in its efforts to transform the way the world works through innovative machine learning products. He is a firm believer in the power of technology to change the world and is passionate about the potential of AI to drive positive change. With his vast experience and leadership skills, he is well-positioned to guide ElectrifAi to even greater success in the future.