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Bill Scott

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

VP, Business Engineering, Product Development, PayPal and Technical Advisor for User Experience & Engineering, DwellAware.

VP, Business Engineering, Product Development, PayPal and Technical Advisor for User Experience & Engineering, DwellAware.

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Positions

VP, Business Engineering, Product Development PayPal October 2014 - present
Technical Advisor for User Experience & Engineering DwellAware July 2014 - present
Sr. Director, Business Engineering PayPal July 2014 - October 2014
Sr. Director of User Interface Engineering PayPal October 2011 - May 2014
Director ECommerce UI Engineering Netflix December 2010 - October 2011
Owner, Principal Design, Product & Engineering Consultant Looks Good Works Well Consulting July 2010 - October 2010
VP, Product Engineering Meebo May 2010 - July 2010
Director UI Engineering Netflix October 2007 - May 2010
Engineering Manager, Yahoo! Teachers Yahoo! March 2007 - October 2007
Yahoo! Ajax Design & Technology Evangelist/Design Patterns Curator Yahoo July 2005 - March 2007
Manager, User Experience at Sabre Sabre Airline Solutions May 2002 - July 2005
Sr. Developer/Lead at NextJet NextJet, Inc. March 2001 - May 2002
Human Interface Designer & Software Developer at OpenConnect Open Connect 1999 - 2001
Member, Technical Staff at i2 i2 Technologies 1997 - 1998
Software Engineer at DSC DSC 1995 - 1997
Human Interface Consultant at American Airlines American Airlines 1993 - 1995
Software Principal at E-Systems E-Systems 1988 - 1993
Game Developer Spectrum Holobyte January 1985 - August 1985

Education

Stephen F. Austin State University Computer Science October 1984 - December 1987

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Payments
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Mobile
  • • Recruiting
  • • Education
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Higher Education
  • • In-classroom learning (K-12)

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Matthew Mengerink
They're my advisor  •  Co-Founder CTO/COO, The Happy Home Company. Previously CTO X.commerce, eBay. The University of Texas at Austin grad.
Bill is at the very top of his field and commands a tremendous amount of respect from those who work for him. They love him and think the w ... orld of his leadership. His direct abilities, professional circle, and larger context makes Bill fabulous as an advisor as well as many other roles.
Joe McCann
We worked together  •  Co-Founder/CEO, NodeSource and Board of Advisors, Together Mobile. Portland State grad.
Bill possesses not only the technical acumen and design sensibilities of a quality engineer and UX expert, but the business foresight and co ... nviction of choice when making decisions that affect the future of one's business. His vast experience and friendly nature makes him a catch for any founder looking for a solid addition to their advisory board.
Christian Crumlish
Head of product, 7 Cups. Also, advisor, Mainstreets; fellow, Rosenfeld Media. Princeton grad.
Bill has a consistent track record of building world-class high-performance teams. He combines experience, smarts, wisdom, and good humor - ... an extremely rare package.
Peter Bell
They're my friends  •  co-chair QCon New York, QCon and Adjunct Professor, Columbia University.
He's a phenomenal technology leader who helps teams to focus on what really matters and iterate quickly to provide amazing products. Can't s ... ay enough great stuff about him.
Jared Spool
We worked together  •  Co-Founder, Center Centre and Conference Chairperson, User Interface Conference.
Bill is one of the smartest people I know, having driven Netflix, Sabre, and Paypal to new levels of great UI design.
Michael Darius
Founder / Reflectioneer @rethinkCAFE, Design Partner @darius design — I humanize and design meaningful branded product & service experiences

Jared Spool
We worked together  •  Co-Founder, Center Centre and Conference Chairperson, User Interface Conference.
Jared's experience with all things design goes back 25+ yrs being a thought leader & deep practitioner in the field. But what makes Jared un ... ique in the field is his ability to discern and help frame what is the current state of the art in the industry. In addition, his communication style & abilities are top of class and they have helped hundreds of thousands of us become better at our craft. In addition, he has a wealth of experience helping companies from startups to the largest companies in the world improve their products.