Scot possesses more than thirty years of industrial experience in pioneering and commercializing cutting-edge tools for life science research. A prolific inventor, Scot holds 23 United States Patents for solutions in protein footprinting, liquid chromatography, ultraviolet–visible spectrometry, capillary electrophoresis, time-of-flight mass spectrometry, matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization, protein biochip technology, tandem mass spectrometry, and surface-tethered and free-solution label-free biosensors. He has authored over thirty scientific publications, six book chapters, and has more than 2,000 citations in the areas of translational medicine, life science research, and technology development. As an entrepreneur, Scot has been on the founding teams of Linear Instruments, Linear Scientific, Biomolecular Separations, Ciphergen Biosystems, and Molecular Sensing. Most recently, Scot founded and launched GenNext Technologies.