G. Scott Paterson
Gordon Scott Paterson (born January 11, 1964), better known as G. Scott Paterson, is a Toronto-based technology and media venture capitalist. In the 1990s, Paterson gained notoriety in the Canadian investment and finance world and served as "a prominent technology and media financier" during the technology boom in the latter half of the decade. Paterson has been the recipient of Globe & Mail's "Top 40 Under 40 Award" and, in 2007, was recognized by Newsweek magazine as one of the 17 people in its "Who’s Next in 2007" article. An active philanthropist, Paterson co-founded Toronto's Merry Go Round Children's Foundation in 1997 and currently serves as its Chairman. Today, Paterson's business efforts are devoted between leadership roles at Symbility Solutions and Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation.