Scott Birnbaum


Scott Birnbaum

Project Finance attorney and leader of the Young Leadership Committee of Seeds of Peace

Scott is a member of the Board of Seeds of Peace, a founding member of the Board of the Young Leadership Committee (YLC), and he served as Chairman of the YLC Board from 2010-2012.

Scott began almost a decade of volunteering for Seeds of Peace via the Washington, D.C., chapter of the Young Leadership Committee. In 2010, he served as the chair of the Peace Market changing the model of the event to improve fundraising impact and profitability by attracting over 1,000 guests by creating a more inclusive and casual format for the event and by engaging a group of over 100 volunteers to produce the event. Scott led multiple YLC initiatives including the formation of the YLC Board and restructuring the annual Stand Up for Peace comedy event. In 2010, he was elected chairman of the YLC Board and during his almost three years of tenure, personally raised over $200,000 for the organization and lead the YLC to raise over $1 million for Seeds of Peace.

Scott combines 10 years of entrepreneurial experience including his time as co-founder of Epok, an early cloud-based Enterprise solution with his experience as a corporate attorney at White & Case and digital media expertise developed at CBS Local where he focused on Strategy, Business Development, and launching new product lines. He’s the founder and Managing Partner of Red Sea Ventures, an early stage venture fund focused on Technology and Media.

Scott is the recipient of the Young Peace Maker award for his outstanding leadership in and dedication to supporting the mission of Seeds of Peace and the YLC. 

Twitter: @Scottdbirnbaum