Scott Birdsong is Senior Vice-president of CriticalRiver’s Utilities division, a global operation that specializes in mission critical Engineering & IT services for Electric, Gas, Water and Wastewater needs. From go-to-market strategy to demand generation and fulfillment, Scott leads all Sales and Delivery activities for the sector. His executive leadership responsibilities include talent acquisition and development, capabilities buildout, forging strategic alliances and partnerships, and cultivating strong customer and peer relationships across the industry.
Scott’s brings more than 25 years of technology services experience in the Utilities space with a track record for integrity, quality, and innovation in everything he does. Since joining CriticalRiver in 2019, he has led a formative expansion of the Utilities group on a global scale, growing the team from 36 to more than 150 professional engineers, IT consultants, team leaders and operational support in the United States, Canada, India, Costa Rica, and The Philippines.
Prior to joining CriticalRiver, Scott held IT and management consulting positions with industry giants such as Infosys, Accenture, IBM, Black & Veatch, and Capgemini. He served two terms as Chairman of the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) – Energy & Utilities SIG, designed and managed large Utilities transformation programs, and twice been accredited with CIS (Customer Information System) Implementation Project of the Year awards (2019, 2021). Scott graduated cum laude with Honors from the University of Houston. He and his wife, Deena, are currently building their forever home in the rolling landscape of the Texas Hill Country near Austin, TX.