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Scott Davison

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

President, Pilgrim Cove Group. Previously Co-founder & President, Raydiance, Inc.. University of California, Berkeley grad.

President, Pilgrim Cove Group. Previously Co-founder & President, Raydiance, Inc.. University of California, Berkeley grad.

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Raydiance, Inc.


Patient Talk
Medea Vodka
Cyclone Cup


President Pilgrim Cove Group August 2012 - present
Co-founder & President Raydiance, Inc. July 2003 - August 2012
Senior Vice President Time Warner Inc. June 2000 - December 2002
Senior Vice President, Head of AOL Productions AOL June 1995 - June 2000
VP, General Manager Medior, Inc. July 1992 - June 1995
Product Marketing Symantec June 1991 - July 1992
Marketing Autodesk April 1988 - July 1991


Harvard Business School 1998 - 1999
University of California, Berkeley History 1978 - 1982

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Dating
  • • Education
  • • Financial Services
  • • Green
  • • Healthcare
  • • Local
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Payments
  • • Photos
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Smart Home
  • • Social Impact
  • • Sports
  • • Travel
  • • Video
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • In-classroom learning (K-12)
  • • Higher Education
  • • Fitness
  • • Quantified-self
  • • Records
  • • Wellness
  • • Medical Devices
  • • Content

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

I've been a Fortune 50 senior operating executive running an organization of close to a thousand employees, and a start-up founder with a team of five. I've run a portfolio of internet brands worth more than $2 billion, and I've helped produce and launch over 300 consumer internet products. I have designed and implemented successful pivot strategies for both start-ups and multi-billion dollar acquisitions. I have a track-record of working well with a wide variety of personalities, from famous media types to academics; Harvard MBA CEO's to nerdy technologists - and everyone in between. I have helped raise more than $40 million in venture funding... in up rounds and down rounds. I've been at the bleeding edge of new technologies and industries for 30 years with some of the most innovative and successful companies in history... and I love working with new companies that have a vision to be the next big thing.

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Laura Vernon
We worked together  •  Previously Merchandiser, Gap Inc./ Gap. Previously Assistant Merchandiser, Gap Inc./ Gap.
I have worked with Scott over the last six months. He brings a strong consumer focus that he honed while working for AOL, building and lau ... nching products at an insane rate. He is clairvoyant in distilling complex problems and formulating into sharp sound bytes. Scott has an edge in branding, storytelling, GTM strategy. He is very easy to work with and ready to get his hands dirty. Scott is an entrepreneur's advisor.
Ravi Rishy-Maharaj
We worked together  •  Founder & CEO, GigSky. Previously Executive Consultant, Omnitrol Networks. York grad.
As a business executive, he has done it all. He leverages this experience to provide excellent advice to founders/entrepreneurs looking for ... guidance on building their companies.
John Symes
We worked together  •  President, Circle Drive Consulting. Previously President World Wide Television, MGM. University of California, Berkeley grad.
Scott's background is so vast in the tech space that it is hard to imagine a better person to advise on the street-up of a new venture or ac ... t as an involved investor in an on-going concern. His has business, marketing, advertising and creative skills that would provide numerous expertise on so many levels. Scott is also a straight shooter who is not afraid to speak up when something is not working and offer result-oriented ideas on how to fix problems. He is also pretty straight off the tee.

Mychal Werner
They're my advisor  •  Head of Marketing & Product, Exciting new Venture. Boston University grad: Bio: Neuro
She is a great entrepreneur because she is creative and passionate about her projects, but is grounded by her highly analytical approach to ... each product and market.