Scott grew up on a quiet hundred acre farm in Maine. His connection to nature has been lifelong. He attended high school at St. Paul's School in Concord NH. Scott did his undergraduate work in global systems theory at several schools and his graduate work in integral philosophy at California Institute of Integral Studies. After a successful start in residential real estate, Scott shifted to the internet. A founder of multiple angel-funded startups, Scott's work in high tech has been built around themes of neighborhood, social capital, innovation, and sustainability. He is currently an MBA Candidate in Sustainable Business at the Presidio School of Management. Scott lives with his family
of five on a budding urban farm in Berkeley. His wife Sasha is a Professor at the California College of the Arts in textiles with a specialty in natural dyes, and runs the non-profit Permacouture Institute. Scott's three kids are Finnegan age 15, Bergamot age 5, and Beckett 3. Scott is an avid backyard gardener who keeps chickens, cultivates bees, and brews his own beer. In his free time he is working on a young adult fiction novel.