In 2006, Scott accepted the appointment as CIO for the Florida House of Representatives. Scott guided the development of the legislature’s first “app,” which debuted in March 2013, and garnered 5-star reviews and more than 3,500 downloads before being decommissioned in 2017. Scott served in this role until his retirement in August 2022.
In March 2001, Scott was appointed Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the Florida Department of Corrections. Under Scott’s tenure, the Department’s Office of Information Technology won seventeen (17) Davis Productivity Awards from Florida TaxWatch for innovation and excellent stewardship of taxpayer dollars.
In 1999, Governor Jeb Bush asked Scott to return to public service and create Team Florida 2000, Florida’s statewide Y2K preparedness effort. The largest IT project in Florida’s history, TF2K garnered several state and national awards. TF2K’s statewide critical infrastructure and disaster recovery methodology were used extensively in the weeks following 9/11.