Scott Norton (Sir Kensington’s): Mentor
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Areas of Expertise: Founding, funding, growing, and selling a business, Food & consumer products innovation, Building a mission-driven brand and culture, Marketing strategy and storytelling, Leadership, team building, and organizational design
Scott Norton is co-founder of Sir Kensington's, makers of condiments with character. With a mission to bring integrity and charm to ordinary and overlooked food, Sir Kensington's condiments have become an integral offering at the leading retailers and restaurants across the US.
As an organization, Sir Kensington's combines an innovative high-growth startup environment with a values-driven natural foods company, all personified by a fabled English gentleman. This year, Sir Kensington’s was acquired by Unilever to join a family of global food brands, and help define the future of good food and good business.
Scott has been named one of Fast Company's “Most Creative People in Business” and listed on Forbes' “30 Under 30.” Previous to founding Sir Kensington’s, he began his career at Lehman Brothers in Tokyo and traveled across 23 countries in Asia on a folding bicycle. Scott is an alumnus of Brown University and a member of the University’s Advisory Council on Entrepreneurship. As an angel investor and mentor, he advises purpose-driven startups in food and technology.
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