Scott Pickard, BCS (Honours)
Executive Advisor, CEO Roundtable
As the Executive Advisor for CEO Roundtable, Scott serves as a facilitator for the roundtable program and as a mentor for early stage technology companies.
Scott is a results-driven innovative leader with 18 years of experience in the technology sector. He has experience leading corporate growth and business development internationally. Scott also has experience in pharmaceuticals, medical devices and previously spent six years in the pre-hospital care space at the University of Alberta, the University of Calgary, the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) and other institutions, and has trained over 1,000 students. Scott has mentored over 25 companies in various sectors, including veterinary and human medicine, educational technology, safety, enterprise resource planning, financial technology, accounting and many more.
Scott has held many positions throughout his career, including CEO, President, COO, and various Executive Vice President and business development positions. He has raised millions in venture capital and private funds.
Scott holds a Computer Science honors degree from DeVry Institute of Technology. He currently sits on the board of four private companies and one public Software as a Service (SaaS) provider. He is a husband, father of three and devoted community member, coaching hockey and football in his spare time.
Scott has been awarded The Practice of Coaching badge by the Roy Group for successfully completing coach training. This badge is awarded to leaders interested in tools for positioning others to amplify performance, learning and engagement.