G. Scott Paterson built and was Chairman & CEO of Yorkton Securities. Under his leadership, Yorkton raised $3 billion as lead underwriter and an additional $9 billion as co-managing underwriter for technology, internet and biotechnology companies. Mr. Paterson has also served as Chairman of the Canadian Venture Exchange and Vice Chairman of the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Mr Paterson was the second investor in Lions Gate Entertainment and today is a member of the Board and Chair of the company's Audit & Risk Committee.
Mr. Paterson was a Recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 award; Time Magazine called him “One of Canada’s 21st Century Leaders;” Western University afforded Mr. Paterson its highest alumnus honour, the Purple & White Award, he was featured in Newsweek Magazine as “Who’s Next?”; and has appeared twice on CNBC's Squawk Box.
Mr. Paterson's latest entrepreneurial journey is a company he co-founded in 2014 (and he Chairs today) called FutureVault -- a B2B2C white label digital vault for one's personal, financial or legal documents.