Director, J2 Global, Piper Sandler Companies & Western Technology Investment
Scott C. Taylor currently serves as a director of J2 Global, Piper Sandler Companies, and Western Technology Investment, and previously served as a director of DigiCert, VirnetX and VeriSign Japan K.K. Scott has more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry (13 of which were in cybersecurity), and more than 10 years of experience as a public company director. From 2007 to 2020, Scott served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Symantec Corporation (now NortonLifeLock, Inc.). Prior to Symantec, Scott was Chief Administrative Officer, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Phoenix Technologies Ltd. Scott holds a Juris doctorate from George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Stanford University. He began his legal career as a corporate attorney with the San Francisco-based law firm Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro (now, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman). Prior to law school, Taylor worked briefly as a financial economist for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.