Ep. 88 - From Law Enforcement to Leading Blockchain Solutions: Scott Pounder’s Journey in Building a Global Practice

Ep. 88 - From Law Enforcement to Leading Blockchain Solutions: Scott Pounder’s Journey in Building a Global Practice

From the gritty streets of law enforcement to the cutting edge of digital asset consulting, how does one navigate such a dramatic career shift?

In this episode, we sit down with Scott Pounder, Managing Director — Blockchain and Digital Assets at FTI Consulting, who shares his journey from law enforcement to leading digital asset and blockchain initiatives in a global consulting firm. Scott delves into the transition, highlighting how skills honed in law enforcement have empowered him in the corporate world, particularly in blockchain and digital assets management. He opens up about the intricacies of building trust and value with clients and the strategic nuances of operating within a large consultancy.

You'll learn:

1. Effective strategies for transitioning between diverse career paths
2. Applying law enforcement skills in a corporate context
3. Techniques for building and maintaining client trust
4. Insights into managing a specialized team across different regions


Get in touch with Scott on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/scott-pounder-50730a90/

IT tool recommendation:
Crystal Expert Blockchain Analytics Tracing tool | https://crystalintelligence.com/


Details about FTI Consulting:
Website: https://www.fticonsulting.com/
Industry: Business Consulting and Services
Size: 5,001-10,000 employees
Year: 1982


About the host Sammy Gebele:
Sammy and SAWOO offer a B2B community-building service that establishes you as a thought leader in your industry and helps you build genuine, human-to-human relationships with your dream clients.

Get in touch with Sammy Gebele on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sammygebele/


Past guests on the LEADERS IN CONSULTING Podcast include: Friederich von Hurter, Melanie Tobler, Tilman Au, and many more!


Thanks to our friends at SAWOO for producing this episode with us! 


The "LEADERS IN CONSULTING" Podcast is dedicated to helping Partners and Managing Directors of Consultancies grow their business faster. If you want to learn best practices from other Leaders in Consulting, this show is for you.

Each episode features an interview with a consultancy Partner, Managing Director or Thought Leader, discussing topics like:

  1. How to set up a winning strategy for your consultancy
  2. How to upsell and cross-sell more
  3. How to win big whale leads and convert those to clients
  4. Hiring and keeping valuable team members
  5. How to become a thought leader by building your personal brand

Hosted by

Sammy Gebele, CEO of SAWOO