scott friesen

Co-Founder, Verdant Frontiers


Scott Friesen is a serial entrepreneur who has started, grown, and sold companies since 1998. He has helped to orchestrate the sale of three of U.S.-based businesses in technology, media, and online advertising. He’s led sales, operations, and technology teams and has a track record of producing consistent growth and profitability.

More recently, he co-founded Verdant Frontiers and has started five companies in Ethiopia with the goal of creating an industrial revolution in the country.


Scott is the proud co-founder of a family of three children who live together in Austin.