Scott Rasmussen is founder and president of Styrk, a social platform rooted in news and committed to five core values: Empowerment, Optimism, Community Engagement, Multiple Perspectives, and a Constructive Environment. Styrk news is presented in the language of everyday Americans.
A serial entrepreneur in the media world, Scott did his first radio commercial at the age of 7 and never looked back.
His first national television appearance came at the age of 20 and just a couple of years later served as emcee for hockey legend Gordie Howe’s on-ice 50th birthday celebration. Howe had been Scott’s childhood idol and was still going strong at 50. Scott describes that event as the greatest thrill of his professional life.
Later that year, Scott and his father founded ESPN, the cable sports network. While many view ESPN as a sports story, Scott views it from a technology perspective. The then new technology of satellite communications opened up a whole new era in cable television programming.
In 1994, technology opportunities opened the doors for a new phase...
Scott is a treasure trove of insight and important information about America's desires, concerns and habits. Scott effectively weaves together the complex psyche of our country in a way that one walks away saying, that explains it. And it does!
Tom Kowaleski, Vice President Corporate Communications, BMW North America LLC
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