Scott Montgomerie on Startups, Y Combinator, and building spacecraft with AR

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Scope News
POSTED August 20th, 2019

The AR show: podcast – August 20, 2019

Scott Montgomerie is the co-founder & CEO of Scope AR, the first augmented reality knowledge management company.

Earlier in his career, Scott started his first job writing code at 17, and his company got acquired by Intuit. After several years there, he set off to become a serial entrepreneur.

Since founding Scope AR in 2011, Scott was one of the first to get multi-billion-dollar companies to use augmented reality tools. He and his team have simplified adoption and deployment of AR across a number of industries, and today, Scope AR address challenges around problem resolution and guided work instruction experienced by Toyota, Lockheed Martin, Unilever, Prince Castle, and others.

The Conversation

In this conversation, Scott shares how he juggled going to college while working at the startup that was acquired by Intuit. He talks about his journey as an entrepreneur and shares some epiphanies he had along the way.

He goes on to share his early explorations with AR, as well as his experience taking Scope through Y Combinator, a highly selective startup accelerator.

He also discusses the significant impact Scope’s products are having on his customers, including the return on investment, and where the company is headed in the future.

Listen to the podcast here