C. Scott Hindell is Principal of Hindell Consulting where he specializes in human-centered business model design. His key role is to facilitate, for business and industry, the process of generating, developing and articulating innovative value strategies.
Scott also has been teaching since 1987, and currently teaches a variety of course titles and subjects for UCLA Extension (since 2001), as well as custom programs and workshops for businesses and organizations. He also taught at Los Angeles Community College for 10 years. The majority of his courses fall under the disciplines of business, management, entrepreneurship, design and global sustainability.
One of only a few selected instructors, Scott is a Master Teacher in UCLA Extension’s Instructor Development Program (since 2005). His key role is facilitator for the Instructor Orientation and Instructor Round Table. He has also taught other workshops within the program.
Recognized as a value innovation specialist, Scott has performed workshops, spoken at conferences and to groups in the United States and abroad, including a TEDx (UCLA) talk - Do You Have Something In Mind.
Prior, Scott was a portfolio manager for 17 years. As a NASD Principal and Registered Investment Advisor he owned and operated his own firm for the last ten years of that period. Here he managed large equity and fixed income portfolios with a proprietary trading method he developed, which outperformed the S&P 500 9 out of 10 years with a lower beta. He also advised and managed venture capital investments and mergers during this period.
It is Scott’s deep understanding of multiple disciplines and relentless curiosity combined with his unique ability to recognize bias and facilitate objectivity that has distinguished his success in all of his efforts.