Biography at a Glance
Scott Toney is a Teaching Assistant Professor in the Department of Business Information and Analytics. He started teaching part time at the University of Denver in 2007 and joined the Daniels College of Business full time in the fall of 2011. Scott works to incorporate education innovation into his courses through online, hybrid, and flipped classroom techniques. He also shares these techniques with his peers through direct mentoring, hands on training, and conference presentations. Along with teaching, Scott keeps real world connections through consulting with retail startups and guiding graduate capstones in analytics involving companies that work in the beer brewing, marijuana, transportation, and other industries.
Before joining the Daniels College of Business, Scott had a varied career. He was an information technology consultant specializing in reporting and a corporate trainer for software package use and data driven report development. His training work took him all over the US and to places like Shanghai, Singapore, and Seoul. Scott was also a founder and the president of a company called Astrea Systems. Astrea Systems worked to create a development environment that enabled corporations to send real time data to cell phones before smart phones made this easy. Imagine checking your account balance on a flip phone in 2001.
Scott has a BS in Mathematics from the University of Texas at Austin and an MS in Applied Mathematics from the University of Texas at Dallas. He has also taken advanced statistical courses in the Research Methods and Statistics program at the University of Denver.
In his free time, Scott loves snowboarding, Bicycle riding, and occasionally drives a 50-passenger bus.
- MS, Applied Mathematics, University of Texas at Dallas
- BS, Mathematics, University of Texas at Austin
Research & Publications
- “Using Hybrid Learning for Course Standardization and Collaborative Teaching”: Teaching and Learning with Technology Symposium at Metro State in Denver (October).
- “From the Sun Setting of a Statistics Major to the Implementation of a Business Analytics Major”: 2016 Joint Statistical Meetings of the American Statistical Association in Chicago (August , 2016).