With more than 20 years of experience in the software industry, Scott Kinnear has worked his way up from software engineer to corporate executive. He has been involved in the founding of multiple successful companies, lending his insight and skill to the development of new corporate visions, strategies, and operational tactics. Scott Kinnear began his career with IBM and today leads Myxer Inc., which he co-founded in 2005, drawing talent from companies he’d worked with and for in the past.Over the last seven years, Scott Kinnear has helped lead Myxer from its founding to $10 million in revenues, presently boasting more than 15 million consumers and billions of transactions. He began operating as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Director, and President, overseeing the initial company start-up, the recruitment and cultivation of talented technical and managerial staff, the development of business plans, and the acquisition of capital. In 2008, Kinnear passed his duties as CEO to another experienced executive, but continued his other work, attracting new technology, finance, marketing, and executive staff; negotiating partnerships; and leading day-to-day inbound operations. In 2011, he relinquished the position of President, operating at present primarily as an advisor, investor relations manager, and networking specialist. Prior to his involvement with Myxer, Scott Kinnear worked for many years at cloud computing and remote access software specialist Citrix Systems. He began as a Senior Software Engineer, hired from IBM, but was eventually promoted to Vice President of Worldwide Products, overseeing a $50 million yearly budget and a 500-man team across eight locations worldwide. Scott Kinnear was one of the initial employees of the company, and his efforts left a lasting impact on the corporate culture, vision, and decision-making process.
May 2005 - Present
Co-Founder and Chairman
Jan 1989 - Jan 2001
Grew and led 500 person organization Managed M annual budget Led 8 multi-country development sites
Aug 1981 - Sep 1989
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