Scott Tolleson is a Managing Director at NRV, an early stage venture fund based in Richmond, VA. Scott is responsible for raising and deploying capital while ensuring NRV resources are directed effectively and efficiently. Previously Scott was a Partner with Newport Board Group, a national CEO advisory firm.
A longtime venture investor and serial entrepreneur, Scott has founded venture-backed companies on both the East and West coasts. He is best known as the founder of Media.net Communications, Inc., in Los Angeles, a global provider of telecommunications and software services to major entertainment production companies. The company’s clients have included movie series such as Harry Potter, Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, and Pirates of the Caribbean. Scott also founded Digital Services, LLC, a cable television company serving the multi-family apartment industry, and previously managed the business services and Internet access subsidiaries of MediaOne (now Comcast). In addition, he has advised many leading technology companies on corporate strategy and product innovation.
Scott received a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science and Math at Vanderbilt University and a Masters of Business Administration, Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia.