Biography

Scott has held senior roles in IT companies including Oracle, IBM and Microsoft for over 20 years. His work has included artificial intelligence projects for health care and social services; advanced analytics projects for major retailers; high performance computing for universities; security advice for government; and cloud computing for government.

He is currently Chair of the Steering Committee for a research project funded by the Department of Social Services under the Try, Test and Learn Fund. This project uses AI to assist long-term unemployed find sustainable careers, specifically by improving the productivity of case managers. The project is a consortium comprising the University of Queensland, Curtin University, IBM and Chandler Macleod.

Scott holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Murdoch University and a Postgraduate Diploma from the Institute for Science and Technology Policy at Murdoch University.