Scott Novak joined Bruin Sports Capital as Head of Global Communications, in July 2017. He oversees all internal, external, corporate and financial communications and marketing for the company and has strategic oversight of communications for its portfolio companies worldwide.
From 2008-2016 Novak was a senior member of the Time Inc. Communications team where he last served as Senior Vice President, Communications and Brand Development. He worked directly with the CEO and senior leadership on a broad range of communications strategies and initiatives including M&A, investor and employee relations, industry presentations, international expansion and new growth initiatives. He also had direct oversight of a consortium of best-in-class multi-media properties that collectively reached over 100 million consumers.
Before Time Inc. Novak spent eight years (1998-2007) with DKC, Public Relations, Marketing, and Government Affairs. He joined the company as Account Executive and rose to Senior Vice President/Co-Executive in charge of DKCs Corporate/Media/Sports Division. Reporting to the Company President and Senior Partner, he specialized in corporate and brand communications on behalf of blue-chip Fortune 500 companies, world-leading media brands, sports and entertainment companies, entrepreneurs and change agents. During his tenure, the CMS division grew to become the company’s most profitable unit with increases in top and bottom line revenue.
Novak began his career as Assistant Sports Information Director for Rutgers University. He is a Seton Hall University graduate with a degree in communications from the School of Arts and Sciences.