Scott Wharton is the Vice President and General Manager of the Video Collaboration Group at Logitech, a leading provider of video conferencing solutions for businesses of all sizes. Under Scott's leadership, Video Collaboration revenues have tripled over the past three years.
Before working at Logitech, Scott was the founder and CEO at Vidtel, a pioneer in cloud-based any-to-any video conferencing services. Vidtel was the first to connect high-end video systems (e.g., Cisco, Polycom, LIfesize) with consumer-based systems such as Skype, Google and WebRTC. Vidtel was acquired in 2013.
Prior to Vidtel, Scott was the Vice President of Marketing at BroadSoft (NASDAQ: BSFT), where he made significant contributions to the dominance of the BroadSoft brand in the voice application space, to the company's acquisition of 9 of the top 10 world's largest telecom service providers as customers, and to the expansion of the company's presence in over 65 countries. Scott defined a new product category for the telecom industry, establishing BroadSoft's global leadership in the VoIP applications market.
In 2003, Scott was honored with the Frost & Sullivan IP Telephony Executive of the Year Award for excellence in developing and executing a business strategy for market leadership. In 2006, Scott was recognized as a "Top 100 Voice" in the IP Communications Industry by Internet Telephony magazine.
Prior to BroadSoft, Wharton was Vice President of Marketing at VocalTec Communications (NASDAQ: CALL), the pioneer and a leading developer of VoIP software solutions. From 1995 to 1999, Scott spearheaded numerous groundbreaking initiatives, including the development of the first commercial VoIP product and the creation of the VoIP service provider industry.
Scott holds an M.B.A. from Yale University.