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Scott Mason Akers          

Innovation and Technology Consultant Focused on Emerging Markets, Blockchain Deployment and EdTech.

Born in Sacramento, California, Scott Akers began his entrepreneurial journey with a lemonade stand and 2 employees - by the age of 7. He quickly moved from Lemonade to Hot Chocolate during rainstorms.

Fast forward 2 decades and he now has 2 degrees under his belt - an undergraduate degree in Accounting from the University of the Pacific in Stockton California, and now a Master's Degree in Technology Commercialization from the McComb's School of Business. He is a part of the blossoming Austin Start-up community where he provides Technology and Innovation consulting services to guide budding entrepreneurs down the Entrepreneurial Pathway.

Currently, he works on a number of start-up ventures, focused on providing technology assessments, new-product design, and launch planning services. His primary focus is developing solutions that can be deployed to the developing world in areas of educational content, software solutions, and systems integration.

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Most Requested Topics

  • Innovation Management
  • Technology Commercialization
  • Start-Ups
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Technology Development in Emerging Markets
  • Co-working
  • Blockchain Technology, Bitcoin, P2P currencies
  • Education Trends
  • Innovation Management
  • Futurology

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