ScanScout is an online video ad network that automatically inserts an overlay ad that scrolls across the bottom of Web videos.
Waikit Lau (CEO) :
Waikit has extensive experience building emerging media businesses and technologies. In his role as Co-Founder and CEO of ScanScout, Waikit leads the vision and growth of the company's business operations.
Prior to co-founding ScanScout, Waikit was the Director of Strategy and Business Development at Scientific Atlanta (a division of Cisco) where he helped lead product strategy for next-generation media delivery platforms. Before Scientific Atlanta, he was an investor at Bessemer Venture Partners, investing in and working with early-stage technology companies. Prior to serving as a VC, Waikit co-founded Photo.net, one of the largest online photo-databases and served as its VP of Product and Business Development. He has also consulted to the CTO and COO of Technology at Merrill Lynch in the technology strategy and operation areas.
Waikit holds Bachelors degrees in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Finance from MIT and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He is based in Boston, MA.