Pete Scott is the head of life sciences for Silicon Valley Bank’s West Division Life Science practice. Scott is responsible for the management and leadership of SVB’s Life Science group, overseeing the development and expansion of relationships with the life science community and the development of new relationships with life science companies across Northern and Southern California.
Scott joined Silicon Valley Bank in 1995 as a senior loan officer on the Northern California semiconductor team. During Mr. Scott’s fifteen year tenure with Silicon Valley Bank, he has worked with a wide range of high tech and life science companies including those in the biotechnology, medical devices, semiconductor, and telecommunications industries and has held various senior positions including senior vice president and manager of the Life Sciences Team, Communications & Electronics Team, and Semiconductor Team.
Scott has been a member of Silicon Valley Bank’s Client Funds Committee for three years and currently sits on the board of directors of the Entrepreneurs Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening the ties between entrepreneurial companies in the Bay Area and the communities in which they operate.
Prior to joining Silicon Valley Bank, Scott worked six years as a senior lender in the Commercial lending Division of Wells Fargo Bank. Mr. Scott received his BS in Business Administration from Northern Illinois University in 1989.