CEO & President, Director
Scott Taylor is a successful entrepreneur with a strong financial markets background. Scott, born and raised in Vancouver, has over 20 years’ direct experience in finance, energy, mining, defense, and civil engineering industries. Scott started his career raising money for both public and private markets as well as mining projects in commodities trading. He continued in commercial finance in Moscow Russia with Delta Credit and then moved to Switzerland and intermediated commodities transactions for a private family office in Lugano, Switzerland. Scott has held positions spanning ownership (start-up founder), executive management and leadership, technology development, software commercialization, business development, technical sales, and product marketing. Scott sold his first company together with a portfolio of patents and software technology to Symphony Technology Group’s (“STG” of Palo, Alto CA) portfolio energy services company, Sigma Cubed. Scott ran the global operations and held the Profit & Loss responsibility of one of Sigma’s three service lines. Scott co-founded Reservoir Imaging Solutions and grew RIS into a multi-million-dollar SaaS business in less than 2 years. RIS provides cutting edge fiber optic based subsurface diagnostics to the oilfield and geothermal sectors.
Scott has prior technical and financial experience in exploration, development, and pilot scale production on two private mines in Mexico and the Russian Federation. His experience also includes five years working for an engineering company in the mining and energy space which included resource development and drill programs on mines. His skill set enabled him to work hands-on in the field on drill programs which brought old mines into productions using modern geo-physical techniques. Scott graduated from Franklin College (Lugano) Switzerland with B.Sc in Finance 2002 and graduated with honors from St. Georges High School in Vancouver in 1998. Scott is a published author, invited speaker and member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists. With dual residency in both US and Canada, Scott brings the ability to cross borders easily and seamlessly, and visit and manage FAR assets in Manitoba, NWT and New Mexico at a moments notice, unencumbered.