Scott began his 35-year career in television broadcasting in systems integration as an intern at Northeastern University. In 1984 he founded Beers Associates, Inc. a firm that provided both equipment and solutions to the television broadcasting community, where he served as CEO from 1984 to 2001. During those years he also co-founded both The Switch, and TX Media, a broadcast transmission service company that provided both consulting and implementation services for transmissions and distribution of television broadcasts and video content.
The Switch, which was founded in 1991 by Beers, has grown to become the leading customer controlled fiber transmission provider in North America. The Switch currently provides advanced video switching services from 53 locations across The United States, Canada, The United Kingdom, France, Singapore, Switzerland, Australia and New Zealand . The Switch was created to provide cost-effective, customer controlled television and audio signal routing services to the broadcast industry. Its customers include domestic and international television networks, common carriers, local broadcast stations, and producers and distributors of sports, entertainment, news, financial and public service television programming. Scott has served as Chairman and CEO since its inception.