Scott Amyx is the Managing Partner at Astor Perkins, Forbes New York Business Council Member, Singularity University/ Smart City Accelerator mentor and startup board member and SXSW Pitch (formerly SXSW Accelerator) judge.
Scott is a Tribeca Disruptor Foundation Fellow, a disruptive innovation awards program of Tribeca Film Festival. Scott is a national Sloan Fellow/ Woodrow Wilson Fellow. He has spoken at TEDx on exponential technologies, Fourth Industrial Revolution & success. He is also the Co-Organiser of TEDxWallStreet. Scott is a global thought leader on breakthrough innovation, voted top 10 international innovation keynote speaker, & author on smart cities, the Fourth Industrial Revolution and winner of the Cloud & DevOps World Award for Most Innovative and was voted Top Global Smart Cities by Inc. Magazine, HP Enterprise, and Postscapes.
Scott has been nominated to the World Economic Forum as a committee member for the Future of the Internet. The Republic of Korea nominated Scott to present at the ITU Telecom World, United Nations. Sovereignties, governments, multinationals, and international consulting & research firms look to Scott for unrivalled insights and pulse on the changing landscape.
Scott has been featured on New York Times, TIME, Forbes, The Washington Post, WIRED, TechCrunch, Inc., Pew Research, Chicago Tribune, InformationWeek, Forrester, & television & radio programs.
He has spoken or scheduled to speak at TED, European Commission, World Economic Forum, ITU Telecom World/United Nations, International CES, Internet of Things World, IBM Insight, Amplify, Watson IoT, InterConnect, Cloud Expo Europe, & more. Scott is the co-author of Internet of Things and Data Analytics Handbook, an academic publication by John Wiley and Sons and The Advances in Information Security, Privacy, & Ethics Book Series: Managing Security Issues and the Hidden Dangers of Wearable Technologies, an academic publication by IGI Global.
“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!”
“We all know or have read stories of people who seem to rise from the ashes or come out of nowhere to achieve success. Strive points out that most of these individuals were not extraordinary by nature but extraordinary by action.”