Scott Brady is a founding partner at Innovation Endeavors, an early stage venture capital firm with offices in Palo Alto and New York City,. Previously Scott was a serial entrepreneur and co-founded three publicly traded tech companies.

In his role as an investor, Scott looks to partner with entrepreneurs who are tackling technically difficult challenges that are capital intensive and truly transformative. These companies leverage a proliferation of data and new computation and automation tools to run more experiments; learn and iterate faster, better, and cheaper; and speed up the growth cycle.

Scott has led Innovation Endeavors investments in multiple Stanford Graduate School of Business-founded companies, including Plenty, which is driving the evolution of the $3 trillion agriculture industry with indoor, vertical farms that are powered by machine learning, data science, and automation; Clear Metal, which is leveraging AI and machine learning to clean up disorganized, dirty data in the supply chain, making it easier to predict problems and manage complexity; and Citrine, which uses AI and massive data sets to accelerate materials discovery and product development.

Prior to joining Innovation Endeavors, Scott was the chief executive officer of Slice, where he was also a co-founder and board member. Prior to working at Slice, he was co- founder and chief executive officer of FiberTower, co-founder and chief technology officer of Clarus Corp., and co-founder and chief technology officer of SQLFinancials.

Scott is also a lecturer in management at Stanford GSB, where he teaches about management and new venture formation. Additionally, he serves on the school’s Advisory Council and is chairman of the advisory board for its MSx Program.

Scott earned his master’s in management from Stanford GSB and a bachelor’s in finance, with high honors, from the University of Florida. Scott holds multiple software and technology patents.

Academic Appointments

  • Lecturer, Graduate School of Business

Administrative Appointments

  • Chairman, MSx Advisory Board, Stanford Graduate School of Business (2006 - Present)
  • Advisory Council, Stanford Graduate School of Business (2010 - Present)

Professional Education

  • BS, University of Florida, Business Administration (1997)
  • MS, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Management (2000)

2023-24 Courses