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Scott Amyx

Co-Founder & CEO

Managing Partner at Astor Perkins, TEDxWallStreet, Forbes Innovation Columnist, SXSW & Singularity U. VC Judge

New York, New York

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Co-Founder & CEO

May 2010 to May 2011

San Francisco Bay Area


Co-Founder & CEO

March 2008 to December 2008

San Francisco Bay Area

Tapi, Inc.

Co-Founder & CEO

December 1999 to July 2003

San Francisco Bay Area

Scott Amyx's Education

The University of Chicago

M.P.P., Microeconomics & Business

1996 to 1998

Carnegie Mellon University

National Sloan Fellow

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Co-Founder & CEO @ Clariity Clariity gift cards allow family and friends to give the gift of financial dreams - college savings, retirement, home, car, vacation or anything you can dream. No matter what the occasion - birthday, baby shower, housewarming, Christmas or just because, a Clariity gift card is a gift that keeps on giving by kickstarting a financial dream. After your family or friend receives your gift card, using Clariity’s advanced technology and proprietary algorithms, they can begin to design their financial dream. Clariity equips families with expert knowledge, analysis and options to implement family goals in a holistic manner. Clariity provides a visually immersive experience to help families visualize their dreams and goals. From May 2010 to May 2011 (1 year 1 month) San Francisco Bay AreaCo-Founder & CEO @ Socius Socius empowers consumers by connecting them to the most relevant and optimal sales promotions anytime, anywhere, serving as a Clearinghouse Sales Promotion Platform for retailer and manufacturers. Socius uniquely positions sales promotions in a way that the experience is unintrusive, consumer-driven on-demand model. From March 2008 to December 2008 (10 months) San Francisco Bay AreaCo-Founder & CEO @ Tapi, Inc. Developed an e-commerce business strategy by defining a market niche, sustainable competitive advantages, and implementing systems, processes, and interlocking activities to reinforce the strategy. Achieved profitability within six months and earned 20% and 35% ROI in year one and two. Successfully sold the business in year four. From December 1999 to July 2003 (3 years 8 months) San Francisco Bay AreaIoT Board of Director @ Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) The Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) represents the voice of over 20,000 Oracle technology and database professionals and empowers them to be more productive in their business and careers by delivering education, sharing best practices and providing technology direction and networking opportunities. From April 2015 to December 2018 (3 years 9 months) Vice President of Product Management @ Fiserv As a pioneer in online self-directed advice, with nearly 500,000 online plans on Yahoo Finance, helped evolve company product strategy to a fully integrated enterprise Advisor Workstation that supports direct-to-consumers, call center, and advisor channels. Top rated Wealth Management Platform for mass affluent by Forrester, Celent, and the Aite Group. Innovated a new paradigm for online self-directed advice for prospect and client soloists and validators to increase user adoption, client touch points and lifetime value of clients. Increased top-line growth by 500 percent, which led to acquisition by Fiserv. From January 2006 to May 2010 (4 years 5 months) San Francisco Bay AreaSenior Program Manager @ The Clorox Company Paved the future for Demand-Driven Supply Networks (DDSN) to execute cost-efficient, flawless order fulfillment by matching supply and demand using a more robust, technology-supported Sales and Operations Planning process. Implemented Logility Supply Chain Management Software and Hyperion Business Intelligence platform to drive product innovation and top-line growth. From March 2005 to January 2006 (11 months) San Francisco Bay AreaSenior Strategy Consultant @ Charles Schwab Worked closely with executive management to formulate a clear mission and vision for Schwab’s Advice business, including development of business planning capabilities, long-term strategy, and annual strategic priorities. From June 2004 to March 2005 (10 months) San Francisco Bay AreaSenior Consultant @ Prudential Financial Assisted high net worth clients on wealth management growth and preservation. From July 1998 to December 1999 (1 year 6 months) San Francisco Bay AreaStrategy Consultant @ Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Reporting to a Bank Officer at the Federal Reserve Bank, utilized Organizational Development framework to implement a change strategy to align the Economic Research department to Bank’s mission statement. Interfaced with executive management, economists, and researchers to obtain buy-in on organizational change. From September 1997 to April 1998 (8 months) Greater Chicago AreaCo-Organizer of TEDxWallStreet @ TED Conferences TEDx brings the spirit of TED’s mission of ideas worth spreading to local communities around the globe. TEDx events are organized by curious individuals who seek to discover ideas and spark conversations in their own community. TEDx events include live speakers and recorded TED Talks, and are organized independently under a license granted by TED. New York, New YorkForbes Innovation Columnist @ Forbes New York Business Council Official member of the Forbes New York Business Council. Forbes New York Business Council is an invitation-only community for successful entrepreneurs and business leaders in Greater New York. Members are selected based on their depth and diversity of experience and knowledge. NY, NYTop Global Innovation Keynote Speaker | Out-of-the-Box Thinker | Experiential, Interactive, Engaging @ Forbes Book Scott to learn how to systematically and consistently create profound innovation. Break through traditional thinking. Inspire and challenge your audience. Scott delivers actionable insights in an energizing, experiential and engaging manner that creates an environment for real learning and lasting change. His impactful keynote speeches are practical and applicable on the most pressing business challenges of today. Scott is a highly sought after keynote speaker who has spoken worldwide, including but not limited at the International CES, SXSW, European Commission, United Nations, ITU and Fortune 500 companies. He was voted Top 10 Global Innovation Keynote Speaker by Amyx is represented by The Harry Walker Agency, London Speakers Bureau, BigSpeak, Thinking Heads, The Sweeney Agency and other major global speaking bureaus.Scott is an expert in innovation that integrates exponential technologies and out-of-the-box thinking and methodologies to create breakthrough new innovations for organizations. In his recent Forbes column, he discussed the use of crowdsourcing and AI with research-based analogical innovation that can systematically and consistently generate profoundly new-to-the-world innovations that have 10x growth potential. Testimonials“Scott has his finger on the pulse!”– Amazon“Engaging!”– Tigo“Trend Spotter”– Thinking Heads"Strive. Pushing through our limits, doing the hard thing, and focusing on constant and never-ending growth and improvement is the ticket to impact and fulfillment!" – Tony Robbins, World-Renowned Business Leader and Peak Performance Strategist, Best-Selling Author of Unshakeable, Money Master the Game, Unlimited Power and Awaken the Giant Within To book Scott, visit https://scottamyx.comSXSW Pitch (Formerly SXSW Accelerator) VC Judge @ SXSW SXSW Pitch (formerly SXSW Accelerator) will feature 50 interactive technology companies from 10 different categories. Browse the full list of 2019 Finalists and Alternates.A live audience, as well as a panel of expert judges, will discover advancements in various sectors of emerging technology at this SX event. The best part – product demonstrations by the most ambitious talents in the world with the creative new ideas to change it. Catch a glimpse of the industry’s future, with a guided tour by our emcees and judges.These companies will dazzle a live audience with their company pitch and Q&A with our panel of judges. We will feature 25 companies on Saturday, March 9 and 25 companies on Sunday, March 10. On Sunday, March 10 at 6:30pm we will host the SXSW Pitch Award Ceremony and announce a winner from each category.Download the 2019 Report from PitchBook to explore 11 years of SXSW Pitch data including industry categories and standout alumni stats from the most VC capital raised to most active investors in SXSW companies and much more. Austin, TexasSingularity University Smart City Accelerator VC Judge & Mentor @ Singularity University Singularity UniversityOur mission is to educate, inspire, and empower leaders to apply exponential technologies to address humanity's grand challenges. Singularity University is a global community using exponential technologies to tackle the world’s biggest challenges. Our learning and innovation platform empowers individuals and organizations with the mindset, skillset, and network to build breakthrough solutions that leverage emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics, and digital biology. With our community of entrepreneurs, corporations, development organizations, governments, investors, and academic institutions, we have the necessary ingredients to create a more abundant future for all.We serve these audiences with a range of products to help them understand rapidly accelerating technologies and how to apply them to positively impact billions of people. Our products include custom educational experiences that transform leaders, stunning conferences that inspire and prompt action, and innovative labs that incubate and accelerate corporate innovation and social impact projects.Smart City Accelerator The Singularity University Smart City Accelerator intermixes teams from our corporate clients with industry and specific technology-focused startups. This one-of-a-kind accelerator includes all of the latest best practices in corporate and startup accelerators, as well as our incredible roster of faculty experts, mentors, and coaches throughout the 10-week structured program. During this intensive sprint, teams learn from the world’s leading experts in their field of focus, receive investment up to $100,000, gain customer feedback, and iterate their solution to achieve product-market fit and position for scaling to build the Smart City of tomorrow. Silicon Valley, ColumbusTribeca Disruptor Foundation Fellow @ Tribeca Film Institute About Tribeca Disruptor Foundation FellowsCo-founded by Professor Clayton Christensen and Craig Hatkoff in 2009, the Disruptor Foundation's mission is to raise awareness of and encourage the advancement of disruptive innovation theory and its application in societally-critical domains.The Foundation’s marquee event, the annual Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards, is presented in collaboration with the Tribeca Film Festival and the Harvard Business School’s Professor Clayton Christensen, originator of disruptive innovation theory.The Disruptor Foundation Fellows are a self-defining, self-organizing community of accomplished and promising innovators, applying transdisciplinary approaches in their work and daily lives to further the study and application of disruptive innovation. About Tribeca Film FestivalThe Tribeca Film Festival brings together visionaries across industries and diverse audiences to celebrate the power of storytelling. A platform for independent filmmaking, creative expression and immersive entertainment, Tribeca supports emerging and established voices, discovers award-winning filmmakers, curates innovative and interactive experiences, and introduces new technology and ideas through panels, premieres, exhibitions, and live performances.Founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff in 2001, following the attacks on the World Trade Center, Tribeca has evolved from an annual event to spur the economic and cultural revitalization of lower Manhattan to a gathering place for filmmakers, artists, innovators, and the global creative community. Through programs that embrace storytelling in all of its expansive forms—film, TV, online work, VR/AR, and music—TFF reimagines the cinematic experience and explores how art can unite communities. Greater New York City AreaAuthor of Strive: How Doing the Things Most Uncomfortable Leads to Success @ Wiley Scott’s feature Wiley book Strive is available now. Find out how doing the things most uncomfortable leads to success. Pioneering thought leader Scott Amyx shows anyone striving to succeed, regardless of who or where we are, what we do or have done for a living, or how young or old we are, that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but doing the things uncomfortable he calls “strive”.Drawing on his own powerful story of an impoverished immigrant frequently told that he would mount to nothing, Amyx, now a celebrated venture capitalist and futurist, describes his meteoric rise from obscurity to prominence, which led to the hypothesis that what really drives success is not intellect, opportunities or even network but pursuing personal change that’s uncomfortable. Strive shows how you can shape your life and your career, a life of fulfillment and joy, constantly creative and productive, one that always holds the possibility of delightful surprise."Strive. Pushing through our limits, doing the hard thing, and focusing on constant and never ending growth and improvement is the ticket to impact and fulfillment!" - Tony Robbins, World-Renowned Business Leader and Peak Performance Strategist, Best-Selling Author of Unshakeable, Money Master the Game, Unlimited Power and Awaken the Giant Within“Strive teaches us to embrace discomfort and achieve success in this exponentially changing world.”- Singularity University"The true alchemy of Strive is that it combines, great storytelling, great anecdotes, and some pretty profound insights. No question Scott Amyx's key takeaway is to get comfortable being uncomfortable… or perhaps find yourself a different journey. Learning to live perpetually outside your comfort zone is perhaps a condition precedent for success -- the special sauce for cooking up ideas that will change the world."- Craig Hatkoff, Founder of Tribeca Film FestivalOrder Strive: Greater New York City AreaManaging Partner @ Amyx Ventures Amyx Ventures is an industry building-venture fund specific to countries and economic regions with its strategy pillared on incubating new transformational industries within the context of smart cities. The fund creates advanced IPs, develops technologies around those IPs, validates the business models and products with the market, and then launches smart city startups when there are sufficient evidence of market fit and adoption. Our approach fundamentally differs from traditional VCs as we look to fill major market gaps organically from the inside out. The fund takes an internal incubation model to homegrown industries. The focus is on developing high value-added business models that can help transform industries from domestic niche players to global exporting businesses.The management team has global strategy, operational and P&L experience, including senior management roles in global and multinational enterprises and startups ranging across sectors from technology, financial services, technology to management consulting. The fund management team are known globally as one of the most prominent and recognized experts and leaders in the smart cities, Internet of Things, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, cloud technology, decentralized networks, edge computing, and quantum computing with application across ICT, oil and gas, utilities, manufacturing, financial services, healthcare, and other major industries. The unique advantage of the fund is its team to incubate IP value-added technology and product companies that have the potential to transform the local economy to lead the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The fund’s incubation methodology is able to identify, nurture, harvest, and launch game-changing technology and product companies with effective startup management that can lead to superior returns for investors. From May 2017 to December 2019 (2 years 8 months) Europe, Asia, Middle East & AmericasUX Next Advisory Board Member @ Informa Disrupting & Defining the Next Generation of Services, Devices & PlatformsThere is an exciting and clear paradigm shift taking place in the market; a pivot point in UX capabilities, which will impact the future of services and devices, and provide opportunities and challenges for all companies in the ecosystem. Voice AI, computer vision, haptics, AR, VR, bots and contextual technologies are combining to create a revolutionary new User Interface. Interaction is evolving across multiple devices and platforms, creating new ways to engage through personalization, automation and immersion.This revolution will celebrated & examined at UX Next, the new show from the creators of IoT World, in San Francisco.The event will act as a catalyst and showcase the evolution and future direction of Service Enablement. UX Next bring together technological leaders to debate how these new forces will impact the ecosystem, and define the future industry roadmap. The event assembles the innovators, CEOs, CTOs and CDOs from tech and service providers, global brands and enterprises who are driving the future of these platforms, and the developers who are responsible for creating the next generation of services. Attendance is essential for executives and developers from all sectors of the ecosystem, who need to understand the impact of these changes on their future business & technical strategy. From May 2017 to December 2018 (1 year 8 months) San Francisco Bay AreaInternet of Things Community Advisory Board Member @ Internet of Things Community (IoTC) Internet of Things Community Advisory Board Member at Internet of Things Community (IoTC) have assembled a world class advisory board who's function is to focus on the adoption & application of IoT in commercial environments, seeking to understand & contribute to applying the technology or overcoming the wide variety of barriers, inhibitors, and technical & operational issues. In this role, our Advisory Board provide input and guidance to the overall vision, strategy and execution that is helping to shape the current and future direction for IoT Slam, our IoT Community on LinkedIn, as well as the broader IoT industry. From November 2016 to December 2018 (2 years 2 months) Greater New York City AreaCloud Expo Europe/ Smart IoT London IoT Board of Patron @ CloserStill Media Smart IoT London 2017, as part of the largest European conference -- Cloud Expo Europe London, will deliver an insightful, expert–led and wide ranging conference programme, focusing on the implementation, scaling up and monetization of IoT ecosystems and services.The IoT is considered to be one of the most significant sources of global growth in the coming years because of the way it will change how people live, work and travel, as well as how governments and businesses interact with the world. The programme itself acts as a mirror onto the ecosystems of organisations, services and solutions emerging around the IoT.Building on 2016’s success, and governed by a Steering Committee, the composition of which we are shortly to announce, the programme will bring together roughly 200 of the world’s global thought leaders to discuss how the IoT is deployed, managed, secured and best utilised to shape the future of organisational operations and big data analytics. From June 2016 to December 2018 (2 years 7 months) London, United KingdomChief Executive Officer @ Amyx+ Turn Disruption Into InnovationIn PwC’s Annual Global CEO Survey, 62% expressed concern about the impact of disruption in their industry. Disruption is coming from all direction -- from the Internet of Things, blockchain cryptography, AI/ machine learning, data analytics, decentralized computing to changes in consumer behavior. The shift in paradigms are reshaping financial services, CPG, advertising, retail, luxury, manufacturing, consumer electronics, healthcare and services.How will your firm turn disruption into opportunity?ABOUT AMYX+Award-Winning Internet of Things Business Transformation FirmVoted Top IoT Rockstar by HP EnterpriseVoted Top IoT Influencer by Inc. MagazineVoted Top in the Business of IoT by RelayrVoted Top Global IoT Expert by PostscapesVoted Top IoT Authority by the Internet of Things InstituteFeatured as a Top Internet of Things Company by PostscapesVoted Most Influential in Smart Cities and IIoT by Right RelevanceWinner of the Cloud & DevOps World Award for Most Innovative VendorAmyx+ is an award-winning IoT business transformation firm specializing in IoT strategy, innovation & product development. As a thought leader in the Internet of Things, Amyx+ has the creative horsepower and the development prowess to execute even the most complex client engagements.Amyx+ is working with international and multinational enterprises to help 1) understand the impact of IoT disruptions, 2) formulate and sharpen their IoT strategy, 3) quantify the business case, 4) experiment, learn, validate, 5) develop game changing technologies, and 6) launch innovative IoT products and services worldwide. From January 2012 to January 2018 (6 years 1 month) San Francisco, New YorkManaging Partner, The Future of Fashion Conferences @ Council of International Fashion Designers The Council of International Fashion Designers (CIFD) is a trade association, created by the former founders of Miami Fashion Week, which offers selective membership to emerging and established fashion, jewelry, accessories and textile designers/brands, fashion retailers, international trade offices, empowerment foundations, fashion councils and related industry professionals. The Future of Fashion ConferencesThe Future of Fashion conference will consist of a 3-day live event with interactive workshops, seminars, roundtables, master classes, fashion installations, fashion shows and special events. All events are presented by the CIFD strategic partners and business alliances bringing the online component to an offline experience creating meaningful business-driven benefits and relationships for our members' continued growth in the American market. From June 2017 to November 2017 (6 months) Miami/Fort Lauderdale AreaManaging Director @ Venture1st Venture1st was founded after working with hundreds of B2B, B2C and B2B2C companies across more than a dozen verticals since 1999, in order to address the main causes of business failure. Most emerging companies don’t make it to Series A because they have difficulty solving critical challenges such as finding Product/Market Fit, raising capital and increasing brand awareness. Venture1st provides all the critical services startups need during the first three to five years – from idea to Series A. Startups can enter the Venture1st with little more than an idea, or with a mature product, sales and track record. We help develop and enhance products, write business and marketing strategy, employ marketing and PR tactics, make introductions to customers, partners, and human capital, as well as provide financial capital to support the specific business goals and objectives of each startup. From May 2015 to February 2017 (1 year 10 months) San Francisco, New York, PhiladelphiaConsortium Member @ AllSeen Alliance The AllSeen Alliance is a nonprofit consortium dedicated to enabling and driving the widespread adoption of products, systems and services that support the Internet of Everything with an open, universal development framework supported by a vibrant ecosystem and thriving technical community. It is the broadest cross-industry consortium to date to advance adoption and innovation in the “Internet of Everything” in homes and industry.The Internet of Everything is based on the idea that devices, objects and systems can be connected in simple, transparent ways to enable seamless sharing of information across all of them. As no single company can accomplish the level of interoperability required to support the Internet of Everything and address everyday, real-life scenarios, a cross-industry effort is needed to deliver new experiences to consumers and businesses.The AllSeen Alliance looks to expand upon the “Internet of Things,” which Gartner predicts will add $1.9 trillion to the global economy by 2020, to include more functionality and interactions across various brands and sectors, such as the connected home, healthcare, education, automotive and enterprise. From March 2015 to June 2016 (1 year 4 months) Co-Founder & CEO @ Clariity Artificial Intelligence of Financial Advice.Automated wealth management mobile and web platform for the less than $1MM investors that provides highly personalized advice at the lowest cost structure. From June 2011 to December 2011 (7 months) San Francisco Bay AreaCo-Founder & CEO @ Jobulee Jobulee takes the pain out of candidate placement by supplying a holistic Talent Acquisition Lifecycle solution that addresses recruiter & employer needs using intelligent matching algorithm combined with human computation matching. From January 2007 to February 2008 (1 year 2 months) San Francisco Bay AreaSenior Management Consultant @ PwC Directed consulting engagements for various Fortune 500 companies in corporate strategy, operational strategy, M&A integration, data migration, benchmarking, strategic sourcing, manufacturing, product innovation, and technology development. From July 2003 to June 2004 (1 year) San Francisco Bay AreaManaging Partner @ Astor Perkins All things space & survival.We are focused exclusively on space, defense & human survival. We partner with global tech leaders on their mission to build and protect the future cities on Earth and in space. In the complex sectors of space, defense and human survival, we believe no other firm offers the depth and breadth of domain expertise, experience and mission-critical advice to achieve best-in-class results. Our relentless pursuit of excellence in our specialization and impact is unrivaled in the industry. New York City Metropolitan AreaVenture Partner @ Loyal VC Investing using innovative strategies and processes that are aligned with social equity and investors’ incentives. Over 140 global startups in its portfolio. Greater New York City AreaCouncil Member @ GLG Member of the Gerson Lehrman Group’s Council of Experts, consulting to private equity, venture capital, institutional investors and corporate clients on investment opportunities and emerging technologies. New York, United States

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