CIO Symposium Contributor

Scott Penberthy

Managing Director, Technology


Symposium Roles

Speaker/Panel 2012


Scott Penberthy is a technologist and instigator of transformation, always fascinated with the new, new thing. Most recently Scott was CTO of AppOrchard and CEO of North Highland Partners, building iOS apps for enterprises, writing books about iOS programming, and consulting on cloud computing. He held several leadership roles in technology at high profile startups of Gilt Groupe, Photobucket, ad Heavy from 2005-2009. Previously he led the development of new, emerging services at IBM like On Demand and Grid Computing, a precursor to cloud computing. His early career was spent in research writing and building software that evolved into the IBM WebSphere and IBM Web Hosting business lines. Scott holds advanced degrees in computer science from MIT and the University of Washington, is a published iPhone author, and enjoys triathlons, music, great food and travel.