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.
He was a Talent Producer for the first 2 seasons of the hit TV show The Voice and is author of 10 Reasons To Quit Rock, a contrarian tale on how to succeed in the modern music business.
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 such as 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 2014, he cofounded Airtime PR with new media maven Bob Bradley, a boutique creative marketing and public relations firm that specializes in entertainment clients and innovative brands.
He serves as General Manager for Artist Legacy Group and he continues to oversee Authentik Artists, an independent record label and publishing house he cofounded in 2006.