Scott Crist is the former Chairman and CEO of Infrastructure Networks, and current CEO of Osperity. He has an extensive background as an entrepreneur and venture capitalist, and was the founder and CEO of Telscape International (NASDAQ), a telecommunications company focused on certain emerging markets around the world. Prior to that, he served as President and CEO for Matrix Telecom, which Inc. Magazine once ranked 7th on its list of the 500 fastest growing private companies in the US. He is also a partner at Texas Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm targeting emerging growth and technology companies.
Previously, Scott worked for Trammell Crow Group, IBM and Booz-Allen Hamilton. He has a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from NC State University. He is also an Entrepreneur of the Year recipient from CNN/ NASDAQ/ Ernst & Young. In addition, Scott is on the board of the VA-Gov Housing fund, the nation’s largest lender for the Veteran Administration’s Homeless Shelter Program.