David J. Scott, Executive Director, Global Partnerships | SRI International

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David J. Scott

Executive Director, Global Partnerships

David Scott is executive director for federal business development at SRI International. In this role, he is responsible for identifying and delivering government funding opportunities in national security markets, as well as providing strategic direction for new market entrance, proposal strategies, and teaming arrangements. He also provides strategic capture, competitive analysis and strategic guidance to the organization.

Previously, Scott was managing director of SRI International’s Advanced Systems Division (ASD). In this role, Scott managed ASD operations in support of business management needs and infrastructure development. He also supports strategy development for new business growth. 

Prior to his managing director role, Scott was executive director of SRI’s Center for Systems and Signal Technology, now Center for Information Management and CyberSecurity (CIMC) in State College, PA and Arlington, VA. In this role, he managed advanced technology development, signals, and image data analysis and technology transfer services for Department of Defense and Intelligence Community clients. The CIMC program supports client services in signal processing systems, algorithm development, data, and emitter correlation. Researchers also work on cyber security, open source solutions development, systems architecture and engineering, and technology studies and analysis.

Scott was also program director and chief operations officer at Rosettex Technology & Ventures Group (a joint venture of SRI and its then-subsidiary Sarnoff Corporation). Prior to Rosettex, he served as a senior program manager of Geospatial and Imagery Programs. In this role, he managed customer liaisons and tracked business opportunities awarded through the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, U.S. Army Topographic Engineering Center, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, U.S. Geological Survey, CIA and other government and non-government agencies.

Earlier, Scott was an executive manager at Intergraph Corporation, in the company’s Washington Federal Systems Operation, Advanced Projects Department. He was also a senior project engineer at the Army Topographic Engineer Center, leading the investigation and analysis of Army Digital Terrain Data requirements.

Scott received his M.S. degree in civil engineering from the University of Wisconsin, and a B.S. degree in civil engineering from State University of New York and Syracuse University.


David J. Scott