Scott MacDonald

Co-Founder and Managing Director, McRock Capital

Scott MacDonald

Co-Founder and Managing Director, McRock Capital

Biography

Scott MacDonald is a Co-founder and Managing Director of McRock Capital, a venture capital firm focused exclusively on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). He has played an integral part in building many of today’s leading Industrial Internet companies within the water, power, and energy efficiency sectors. He is refreshingly real.

He currently serves as Chairman of RtTech Software, an industrial app software company, in addition to serving on the boards of Invixium, a biometric security products company, and Serious Integrated, a human-machine interface company for industrial and commercial machines.

Scott previously served as Chairman of SynapSense (acquired by Panduit) and was a Director of Pure Technologies (TSX:PUR) and PPIC (acquired by Pure Technologies). From 2003 to 2007, MacDonald served as Chairman of RuggedCom (acquired by Siemens) and helped this smart grid company grow from start-up to its IPO. Prior to co-founding McRock Capital, Scott was a Partner with a Zurich-based venture capital firm and Managing Director in the venture capital subsidiary of Ontario Power Generation, a large North American electric utility.

Scott represented Canada at the 1989 and 1991 World Gymnastics Championships and was a voting member of the Canadian Olympic Committee for the quadrennial leading up to the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics.