Ed Scott Executive Chairman

As Executive Chairman at Tyton Bio, Ed works closely with Tyton Bio’s CEO to establish the company strategy. As an investor and successful business executive, Ed has a distinguished track-record of changing the landscape of major industries through technology companies he built from early stages.


In 1995, Ed co-founded the software company BEA Systems, which soon became one of the fastest companies ever to reach $1 billion in sales before being purchased by Oracle in 2008. Ed later became the primary investor in StubHub, the online ticketing service later purchased by eBay. He has been involved in numerous other business ventures and is the owner of Tyton NC Biofuels, a biofuel production facility in North Carolina and partner company to Tyton Bio.


Prior to becoming a pioneer in the emerging field of computer technology, Ed led a successful career in U.S. government culminating with a position as Assistant Secretary of Transportation. Following his great successes in government and business, Ed became a recognized leader in philanthropy and has been called “Silicon Valley’s most effective giver”. Ed created the Center for Global Development, which works to reduce global poverty and inequality through rigorous research and active engagement with the policy community to make the world a more prosperous, just, and safe place for us all. He created Friends of the Global Fight against AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, an influential advocacy organization with a mission to advocate for the funding of the Global Fund. Together with Bill Gates and George Soros, he created DATA (Debt, AIDS, Trade, Africa) to provide a platform for the rockstar Bono and others to advocate for development efforts. Ed has extended his philanthropy to other realms, including founding the innovative Scott Center for Autism Treatment at the Florida Institute of Technology and the Scott Family Liberia Fellows Program.