Ben Scott

Partner Emeritus

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Ben Scott is a co-founder of LiveOak Ventures. His current and past board positions include NSS, Razberi and Veros.

Prior to co-founding LiveOak, Ben Scott joined Austin Ventures in 2001 as a Venture Partner. Prior to joining Austin Ventures, he served as chairman and CEO for IXC Communications (NASDAQ: IXC), an international broadband and Internet backbone provider which merged with Cincinnati Bell to become Broadwing Communications. Before IXC, Ben was president and CEO of PrimeCo Personal Communications. Previously he held positions as chief operating officer of Bell Atlantic’s U.S. wireless business and CEO of its international wireless business. Earlier, Ben spent 20 years at AT&T, ending his tenure as president and CEO of AT&T Canada.

Ben retired in March 2020.