Scott J. Sternberg

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Executive Director, The Boulder Economic Council

Associate VP of Economic Vitality, Boulder Chamber

Scott Sternberg serves as the Executive Director of the Boulder Economic Council and Associate Vice President for Economic Vitality.

Sternberg comes to this new role with significant leadership experience in international business, entrepreneurial startup ventures, and research technology development. He most recently served as President of Vaisala Inc., a manufacturer of professional weather and industrial environmental sensors, systems and solutions. Prior to his initial employment and escalating roles within Vaisala, Sternberg worked to position the venture capital backed Photometrics for sale to Roper Technologies, where he then worked for a number of years to build their portfolio of digital imaging companies.

Aside from his direct business experience, Sternberg has been actively engaged throughout his career in service to economic development, technology transfer and environmental sustainability goals. He was Chair of the Board of Directors for CO-LABS, helping to position the organization as both a strong advocate for federal research investment and a true partner in the conversion of scientific findings into business enterprise. Sternberg also served on the Board of Trustees for the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) and currently sits on the External Advisory Board for the School of Global Environmental Sustainability at Colorado State University.

Scott holds both a BS and MS in Physics from SUNY, College at Cortland and Colorado State University respectively.