Scott Dowty, a fintech professional with 25 years in payments and gaming has been a driving force behind evolving and expanding casino payments and related solutions.
Scott founded Passport Technology in 2016 introducing industry first technology entering select markets across the globe achieving market share dominance and long-standing customer and partner relationships. With decades of experience in payments, Scott positioned Passport Technology as a forward-thinking provider of solutions focused on high barrier to entry markets with a laser focus on regulatory compliance, social responsibility, omni-commerce solutions, and business performance.
Scott spent ten years as Director of CIBC Card Products and General Manager and Senior Vice President at First Data International in Toronto, Canada between 1995 and 2004. Scott transitioned to Las Vegas, Nevada in November 2005 serving Global Cash Access (EVRI:NYSE) as Chief Revenue Officer (Section 16) and Executive Vice President responsible for all International and domestic operations. Scott joined CardConnect Inc in 2014 where he served as Chief Revenue Officer (Section 16) and Executive Vice President and tasked to position CardConnect for a liquidity event. Working closely with FT Partners, CardConnect was acquired by Fintech Development Corp (SPAC) and listed on the Nasdaq (CCN:NAS) in 2016. CardConnect was acquired shortly after acquired by First Data Corp at industry high multiples.
Scott started his career in 1987 founding Canadian Ice International in Toronto, Canada, a manufacturer of brand name and generic consumer products. Canadian Ice® was the first to develop the Bug & Sun Block SKU amongst other unique consumer products. The highly valued Canadian Ice intellectual property was sold to Canada’s largest brewery and the core business to international interests. Scott also founded Soapopular® Inc in 2002 developing the first Internationally recognized alcohol-free, foaming hand sanitizer. Soapopular achieved global distribution through retail and wholesale channels and was sold in 2007. Scott is an avid real estate developer and investor and has completed sixty plus transactions to date.