Scott Hindell

Business Model Editor / Designer


Scott Hindell specializes in human-centered business model design. His key role is to facilitate, for business and industry, the process of generating, developing and articulating innovative value strategies.

Scott has over 30 years of teaching experience, and currently teaches a variety of disciplines for UCLA Extension (since 2001). He also leads the M Accelerator program for international entrepreneurs and startups. Prior, he taught 10 years at Los Angeles Community College. The majority of his programs fall under the disciplines of business, management, entrepreneurship, design and global sustainability.

One of only a few selected instructors, Scott is a Master Teacher in UCLA Extension’s Instructor Development Program (since 2005). His key role is facilitator of Instructor Orientations and the Instructor Round Table provided to about 2,000 instructors. He has also led other core workshops for the award winning program. Scott is a recipient of the UCLA Extension Distinguished Instructor Award.

Recognized as a value innovation specialist, Scott has performed workshops, spoken at conferences and to groups in the United States and abroad. Notable examples of these include: Workshops – 25 CEOs and business leaders from the Chinese Productivity Center; and students, professors and government officials from several Chinese universities and government agencies. Conferences – TEDx-UCLA; and California Restaurant Industry Conference. Groups – Ahmedabad Management Association, American Chamber of Commerce Japan; American Institute of Graphic Artists; and American Marketing Association.

Prior, Scott was a portfolio manager for 17 years. As a NASD Principal and Registered Investment Advisor he owned and operated his own firm for the last ten years of that period. Here he managed large equity and fixed income portfolios with a proprietary trading method he developed, which outperformed the S&P 500 9 out of 10 years with a lower beta. He also advised and managed venture capital investments and mergers during this period.

It is Scott’s deep understanding of multiple disciplines and relentless curiosity combined with his unique ability to recognize bias and facilitate objectivity that has distinguished his success in all of his efforts.


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Few people are equipped to provide objective, unbiased guidance and accountability in the development of a business. I work one-on-one or with your team to facilitate inquiry and insight that helps you define, refine and communicate your business strategy.

Video Conferencing

The latest video conferencing technology offer a better way to meet that is more flexible, engaging and efficient. For both regularly scheduled meetings and as needed meetings, this format has become the preferred method for working on your business.

Conversation Workspace

Questions often can’t wait to be resolved. With unlimited messaging, you can send a message exactly when the issue arises. The private workspace organizes conversations and information in a way that can be easily followed and referenced.

In-Person Meetings

With weekly in-person meetings, the time helps you catch small problems before they turn into bigger problems. It’s an opportunity to take a moment to work on your business, not just in your business, to make sure you’re on track.

Development Programs

Management Development Programs help develop mind-sets in your organization that cultivate intuition and creativity to better generate, develop and communicate ideas in an efficient and effective way.


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In a time when most business strategy theories have been around forever, Scott brings a new perspective and approach to the table.



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