SCOTT RUNTÉ | CEO & EIR
Scott Runté is a leader with deep experience in Eastern Ontario’s economic development ecosystem. A Launch Lab EIR for six years before he was promoted to CEO, he insists on continuing his EIR mentoring duties to help fuel entrepreneurial success with proven, strategic advice.
Scott has built a comprehensive international business career across multiple sectors. As the General Manager and CFO of an export-driven manufacturing company, he was a key member of the executive team that guided the company through a rapid five year growth plan that included raising venture capital, managing mergers and acquisitions and establishing and maintaining international operations.
He also served in a variety of progressively senior operational and advisory roles over 12 years at the Ottawa Centre for Research and Innovation (OCRI) and Invest Ottawa.
Scott is the founder and CEO of Warren Capital Corp. The company works with the leadership teams of small and medium sized businesses to help them drive growth by providing achievable strategic and operational advice.
Scott’s volunteer experience includes being a six-year Board member with the United Way in Kingston, Ontario, including holding the position of Board Chair for two consecutive years.
Scott earned a MBA from McMaster University in 1991 and a BSc with Honours from Queen’s University in 1988.
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