Scott Mullins

Scott Mullins is Head of Worldwide Financial Services Business Development at Amazon Web Services (AWS), where he is responsible for leading the development and execution of AWS’s strategic initiatives in the financial services industry around the world.  In his 17 year career, Scott has worked for firms such as JPMorgan Chase, NASDAQ, Merrill Lynch, and Penson Worldwide.  As a founding member of NASDAQ's FinQloud team, Scott was responsible for global business and product strategy and a co-inventor of the first cloud-based storage solution for compliance with regulatory records retention requirements.  Before joining NASDAQ, Scott ran Surveillance and Trading Compliance for one of the nation’s largest clearing broker-dealers, with responsibility for regulatory response, emerging regulatory initiatives, and compliance matters related to the firm’s trading and execution services divisions.  Scott’s involvement in emerging financial services regulatory initiatives has resulted in numerous presentations to members of the House Financial Services Committee, SEC Commissioners and key staff, as well as FINRA’s leadership on proper implementation and possible impact of proposed regulations.  Prior to his roles in regulatory compliance, Scott spent 10 years as an equity trader.  A graduate of Texas A&M University, Scott is a subject matter expert quoted in industry media, a recognized speaker at industry events, and serves on the advisory board of the FinTech Sandbox.