David A. Scott
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Dave Scott is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Comcast Spectacor and serves as Governor of the Philadelphia Flyers for the National Hockey League. As CEO, Scott is responsible for the growth of Comcast Spectator’s core businesses: The Wells Fargo Center arena and complex, as well as a portfolio of professional sports teams that includes the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers, the Overwatch League’s Philadelphia Fusion, the National Lacrosse League’s Philadelphia Wings and the Maine Mariners of the ECHL. Scott also oversees Comcast Spectacor’s investments.
Under Scott’s direction, Wells Fargo Center continues to serve as the company’s flagship arena and is consistently ranked a top-five “must play” venue in the United States. Wells Fargo Center continues to capture the national spotlight by hosting prestigious events such as the 2016 Democratic National Convention, the 2019 Overwatch League Grand Finals, and the 2022 NCAA Men’s Basketball East Regional Sweet 16 and Elite 8.
Throughout his tenure, Scott has diversified and expanded Comcast Spectacor’s professional sports and esports portfolios. In 2017, the company re-established the Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League and launched the Philadelphia Fusion, the city’s first professional esports franchise who competes in the global Overwatch League. In that same year, Comcast Spectacor proudly brought professional ice hockey back to Portland after it acquired the Maine Mariners of the ECHL.
In 2019, the company expanded its footprint within the esports industry and did so in a global way. Under Scott’s leadership, Comcast Spectacor formed an esports joint venture with South Korean wireless telecommunication giant SK Telecom and launched T1 Entertainment and Sports, which includes the ultra-successful T1 League of Legends (LoL) team. The organization also operates teams in competitive gaming segments that include Dota 2, Valorant, Splitgate, Super Smash Bros., Wildrift, Overwatch, and the highly successful T1 Esports Academy.
Scott joined Comcast Spectacor as President in December 2013 following a 20-year tenure at Comcast Cable. Scott served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Comcast Cable from 2005-2013.
Scott joined Comcast in 1993 and was President of what is now Comcast’s Central Division from 1996 to 2005.
Scott earned a BBA from Cleveland State University and CPA Certification from the state of Ohio. Scott serves on the Board of Directors of the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation Emeritus. Scott is also a board member of the Comcast Spectacor Foundation and serves on the Board of Directors of T1 Entertainment and Sports.
Scott is married with five children.