Adam Bent, cofounder and CEO of Scout since December 2018; NEXTY winner

Adam Bent

Co-founder and CEO, Scout Canning

Adam Bent is Scout's CEO and leads the team to operationalize Scout's mission: to become the most trusted seafood brand in North America while reducing food waste and protecting our oceans. He is also a founding member of the Seafood Collab, an industry group of emerging seafood CPG brands whose leaders are committed to a regenerative ocean food system and increased consumer engagement in sustainable seafood.

Previously, Bent was a technology entrepreneur building VC-backed businesses as the co-founder of thisopenspace and Uppercase. His passion in food isn't a new journey, as he was the former VP at Provender, a TechStars-backed, online marketplace that addressed inefficiencies in local food delivery to wholesalers. He also was the Canadian manager for Urbanspoon before its acquisition and is a partner at Prairie Boy Organic Bakery in Toronto, Canada.

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