Dr. Walter Scott
CTO, Maxar and Founder, DigitalGlobe
Dr. Walter S. Scott is our founder and currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. He also serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Maxar Technologies. He is responsible for DigitalGlobe’s Platform Business Unit, as well as space system acquisition. From 1986 through 1992, Walter held a number of technical, program, and department management positions at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, including serving as the assistant associate director of the Physics Department. Prior to this, Walter served as president of Scott Consulting, a Unix systems and applications consulting firm. Walter holds a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Mathematics, magna cum laude, from Harvard College and a Doctorate and Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.