2008 Founder’s Award Recipient

D. Scott Olivet

CEO, Renegade Brands; Executive Chairman, RED Digital Cinema; Director, Skullcandy Inc.; Director, Cedar Fair Entertainment; Director, Dakine

Mr. David Scott Olivet serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Renegade Brands, LLC, and as an Operating Partner at Altamonte Capital Partners.  He helps source, evaluate and monitor investments broadly, with particular emphasis on consumer and retail businesses focused on the sports, action sports, outdoor, street and fusion, and culturally relevant lifestyle brands.  He served as the Interim CEO of Fox Head, Inc., and was the CEO at Oakley Inc. at Luxottica Group from October 2005 to 2009 and its Chairman from July 2009 to February 2011.  Past leadership roles include VP of New Business Development at Nike Inc., Senior VP of Gap, Inc., Bain & Company.  He has more than 25 years experience in retail, merchandising, manufacturing, marketing, finance, strategy, technology, international business and multi-divisional general management.

Olivet serves as an Executive Chairman of RED Digital Cinema, and as Chairman of the Board of Da Kine Hawaii, Inc. and Mervin Manufacturing, Inc. HUF WORLDWIDE, Inc., and Brixton.  Mr. Olivet received his B.A. in Government from Pomona College and his M.B.A. from the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University.