Nancy Scott is a Senior Director and Associate General Counsel for Avaya, the leading global provider of solutions for customer and team engagement. Avaya provides technologies for unified communications and collaboration, contact center and customer experience management and networking, along with related services to large enterprises, midmarket companies, small businesses and government organisations around the world. Nancy has responsibility and oversight of the EU and Global Growth Markets Law and Contracting functions at Avaya, including managing a team of over 20 legal and contracting professionals.
Nancy grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba in Canada and received a Masters in Political Science (International Relations) at the University of Toronto, before studying law at the University of British Columbia. After qualifying as a barrister & solicitor in Canada, she hopped on a plane to Europe with the hope of an international legal career, where she eventually ended up in England, where she also qualified as an English solicitor.
Nancy joined Avaya over 14 years ago, initially as UK Corporate Counsel, and has since supported a wide and varied geographic and legal remit including supporting the Avaya Services business across EMEA and the Global channels business globally. She now supports a combined Avaya sales region of over 1 billion USD sales per annum and a geographic footprint spanning from the UK to China.