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Scott Star

Product Development Leader, Senior Associate

Scott is a global leader of Gensler’s Product Development practice and Director of Product Development for its Northeast region. Located in New York, he and his cross-functional project teams partner with manufacturers on the design, development, and introduction of new products for the built environment — from furniture and lighting to flooring and wall systems. Prior to joining Gensler, Scott earned an MBA in marketing from Northwestern University and worked for more than two decades in the office furniture, surfacing materials, housewares, travel goods, and fashion accessories industries. He has led top manufacturers and licensees — including MillerKnoll, General Electric, Samsonite, and Mohawk Industries — in bringing functionally and aesthetically advanced products to global markets, and his career launches have generated more than $3 billion in cumulative wholesale revenue. Scott’s experience in senior-level marketing, product development, licensing, and creative services roles helps him excel at building client relationships and meeting client objectives.


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