Scott Bailey

Global / Leadership / Chief Growth Officer
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A key member of MassChallenge since 2010, Scott is responsible for MassChallenge’s expansion efforts and for identifying new opportunities to amplify support for the world’s most promising startups.

During his time at MassChallenge, Scott has launched four programs (MassChallenge Texas, MassChallenge HealthTech, MassChallenge FinTech, and MADE@MassChallenge), served as Managing Director of MassChallenge Boston, and was the Senior Director of Partnerships at MassChallenge, helping to secure more than $14M in commitments during the first years of the organization.

He was recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Shaper and received the Outstanding Young Alumni Award from the University of Vermont.

Scott has spoken at South by Southwest, the Chief Innovation Officer Summit, and the Social Innovation Summit in addition to many international conferences and events. He is a member of the Board of Directors at the University of Vermont, the Board of Advisors for Launch VT, and the Forbes Nonprofit Council. Most recently, he was invited by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and Vertex CEO Jeff Leiden to join the Massachusetts Digital Health Committee.

Scott has a BS in Entrepreneurship from the University of Vermont.

Mission

MassChallenge strengthens the global innovation ecosystem by accelerating high-potential startups across all industries, from anywhere in the world.