"One of America's top CEOs"
"Getting Tampa Bay's name on the map"
"Making a tremendous, positive and lasting impact"
Daniel James Scott is a change-agent, catalyst and spark for other catalysts. He speaks globally about business development, entrepreneurship and innovation; is the founder-at-large at Alorum, a thirteen-plus-year-old consultancy that has spun off and sold two distinct new ventures; longest-serving executive director of Tampa Bay Tech, one of the nation’s oldest and largest technology councils; and on-air technology expert for iHeartMedia, the largest radio station group owner in the United States.
For his home state, Scott co-founded Florida’s first undergraduate entrepreneurship program and seed-stage fund under the Techstars banner, in addition to three successfully-exited companies. He also led the organizational turnarounds of three prominent Tampa Bay-based non-profits. His work has been featured nationally in such publications as Business Insider, CNBC, CNET, Entrepreneur Magazine, GeekWire, Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal. Locally, the Tampa Bay Times to call him one of ten “who make Tampa Bay area’s economic outlook brighter.” The Tampa Bay Business Journal lists him as one of their “Power 100.” The U.S. Small Business Administration commends his “personal commitment to build and inspire business.” However, local outlet St. Pete Catalyst sums it up best: "To call Daniel James Scott an influencer is something of an understatement."