Scott Darrow

  • Beachhead Advisor, South East Asia

Scott is a business and technology executive who brings over 30 years’ international experience to the Beachheads team.

Originally from Auckland, he has lived and worked in Asia for more than 20 years and is keen to share his insights about doing business in the region with New Zealand companies.

Now based in Philippines, Scott heads up a division of Salarium – the leading payroll system in the country. 

He can draw on his experience running his own businesses to working for medium and large corporations in Asia, sharing his knowledge and network.

Scott’s roles have traversed both business and technology, and he can advise companies on a range of matters, from business strategy, technology and operations to turning ideas into financially successful ventures.

He has worked with many senior executive teams, and is skilled in conceptualising, developing and implementing solutions, and partnering closely with business leaders. 

Early in his career, Scott founded a technology company that was a leading developer of advanced e-supply chain software for the distribution industry, with customers in New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, the Philippines, China and Europe.

He also has expertise in Build–Operate–Transfer ITO outsourcing operations in Asia.

Advisory areas 

Technology vision, enterprise and cloud computing, web architectures, social business, service oriented systems, open source, and big data. 

Sector experience

SaaS, tech services, payment transactions, health, government and education.


Scott has specific experience working within the Philippines, Singapore, New Zealand, Australia, Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia, Taiwan, China, and Hong Kong.


Read more about Scott on LinkedIn.

Scott Darrow