Scott Austin is an Entrepreneur, former Major Label A&R Executive, Producer, Author, and Music Industry Consultant with expertise in artist and business development.
Scott has experienced virtually every role in the music industry, from aspiring singer-songwriter to major label A&R Executive for Warner Bros. Records, Madonna’s Maverick Recording Company, and Capitol Records.
He is as a Top 40-charting album producer and executive producer of the short music film, "Hands Of Hatred," starring Ice-T, Edward Furlong, and Rumer Willis, and he was a Talent Producer for the first 2 seasons of the hit TV show The Voice.
In addition, Scott has appeared as an industry expert on dozens of industry panels at events such as South by Southwest and CMJ Music Marathon, and he has been featured on television and internet broadcasts for The Wall Street Journal, Extra, E!, G4 Network’s Attack of the Show!, Style Network’s Making It Big, Deepak Chopra’s Wellness on Sirius, his own widely-viewed YouTube channel, and more.
In 2006, Austin co-founded Authentik Artists, an independent record label and publishing house, which continues to operate as a successful licensing catalog.
Scott is currently Chief Operating Officer of Artist Legacy Group, a boutique Estate Management and Legacy Planning firm which specializes in the protection, promotion, and brand development of music icons and their intellectual properties.