As Andela’s VP of Technology, Scott’s role is to lead a vision for Tech @ Andela and empower our teams to build it, enhancing Andela’s brand and providing the tools to get us to 100k fellows.
Scott has a passion for building communities and empowering self-growth through education. Prior to joining Andela, Scott was the co-founder & CTO of Artsicle, a global community of visual artists now featuring over 6000 creators in 100 countries. Artsicle has been named one of the “Silicon Alley 100” by Business Insider and called the “Gallerists to the People” by the New York Times. His work on Artsicle’s discovery engine, which was able to create a personalized experience for passive users, earned NYER’s “Best Use of Technology” award in 2013. Scott also built the first internal engineering team at Teachers Pay Teachers from 0 to 12, while integrating a high functioning remote team. In a former life, Scott was a nuclear engineer for Westinghouse.
He is an open source enthusiast and loves mentoring budding developers in his free time. Scott holds a B.S in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.