Scott served as VIA’s Executive Director from 2002 through 2008. He is Associate Director of Development in the School of Humanities & Sciences at Stanford where he works to secure support for the social sciences. Prior to Stanford Scott worked in the nonprofit sector for 20 years, focusing on Asia for the majority of that time. He received a bachelor’s degree in Diplomacy and World Affairs from Occidental College and spent a year at Waseda University as an exchange student. Scott currently chairs the fundraising committee.