Scott Watkins is Chief Marketing Officer with KISCO, a Korean chemical manufacturer. His main role is developing new business outside of Korea and advising on science strategy. Prior to joining KISCO, he worked on flexible electronics for 14 years, initially with Opsys and Cambridge Display Technology in the UK and then with CSIRO in Australia. At CSIRO, he was the Research Leader for Thin Film Photovoltaics in CSIRO’s Manufacturing Flagship. He managed the research directions of the team and planned the commercialisation of the work. Scott managed projects on both OLEDs and solar cells and coordinated CSIRO’s involvement in a number of national and international consortiums aimed at developing applications of flexible electronics by linking industry with research. He is also active in the social enterprise sector and is a non-executive director and chair of the board for both Pollinate Energy and parkrun Australia.
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