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Scott Abernethy

Head of Development, Digital

Scott heads Jarden’s Agile development teams in crafting leading-edge digital solutions in the financial technology space. Scott and his team strive to deliver frictionless experiences that empower all key stakeholders, including both clients and staff. He enjoys working with smart people to solve challenging technical problems with simple and elegant solutions that scale.      

Before joining Jarden, Scott was Principal Software Engineer at Silicon Valley telecommunications leader, Aviat Networks, for 13 years. He has also worked in broadcast radio in Christchurch.

Scott has a BE in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Canterbury. He grew up on a sheep farm in Okuku, in rural North Canterbury. He has volunteered as an IPENZ FutureInTech Ambassador, encouraging young Kiwis to pursue a career in technology and engineering.