Nancy Scott

Nancy Scott

Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Avaya

Overview

Nancy Scott is Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Avaya, a leading global provider of solutions for customer and team engagement. Avaya provides technologies for unified communications and collaboration, contact centre and customer experience management, along with related services to large enterprises, midmarket companies, small business and government organizations around the world. Nancy has responsibility and oversight over Avaya’s Global Commercial Law and Contracting organization, comprising a team of over 50 legal and contracting professionals located around the world.

 

Nancy grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and received a Master’s in Political Science (International Relations) at the University of Toronto, before studying law at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. After qualifying as a barrister and solicitor in Canada, Nancy was determined to launch an international legal career and moved to England where she qualified as an English solicitor. Her international legal career in Europe has seen her spend 2 years at Eversheds in Brussels, but for the past 16 years she has been at Avaya. Initially serving as UK Corporate Counsel, she has since expanded to include oversight of the EMEA region as well as APAC, to the global role she now holds, based from Avaya’s corporate headquarters in Silicon Valley, CA.