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Scott Watterson

Scott Watterson

Title: Co-Founder

Company: ICON Health & Fitness

Location: Logan, Utah

Educational Background:

BS, Marketing, Utah State University, 1979

Huntsman School Interactions:

Huntsman Venture Forum Speaker - March 29, 2019
Leadership Forum Series Speaker - October 14, 2016
Entrepreneur Leadership Series - Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Utah State University Board of Trustees Member
"Entrepreneurship Week" Keynote Speaker - April 8, 2011


Scott is the co-founder of ICON Health & Fitness, the world’s largest developer and marketer of products and services for a fit and healthy life.

The company, headquartered in Logan, Utah, is known for its innovation on treadmills, ellipticals, stationary bikes, fitness wearables, road and trail running shoes, and fitness accessories for strength training, yoga and flexibility.

ICON’s leading brands include NordicTrack, ProForm, and Weider for home fitness and FreeMotion Fitness for the health club market. The company’s brand for fitness wearables and subscription fitness solutions is iFit. ICON’s award-winning running shoe brand is Altra Footwear

ICON innovation leads the industry, and Scott is the main inventor for the company’s more than 200 patents and 500 trademarks.
Scott graduated from Logan High School and served as a full-time missionary in Taiwan for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Upon completion of his mission, he graduated from Utah State University, Cum Laude, in 1979 with a degree in business marketing and a minor in Chinese. Scott has maintained his fluency in Chinese throughout his business career.

In 2003, Scott, with his wife Michele, returned to the mission field to serve as mission president in Taiwan, overseeing the efforts of 150 full-time missionaries ages 18-24.

He has served on the Board for Utah State University Foundation, the Board of Trustees for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah, the Utah Foundation and the Board of Trustees for Employers Council of Utah. He currently serves as Vice Chair of the Utah State University Board of Trustees and on the Mountain States Employers Council Board of Directors. He and his wife have 5 children and 12 grandchildren.

Related Huntsman News Articles:

Entrepreneur Leadership Series is Hosting Weekly Speakers (The Huntsman Post - February 2013)


Huntsman Venture Forum: Final Keynote Address, Scott Watterson - March 29, 2019

Focused Fridays Leadership Forum, Scott Watterson 10/14/2016

Lectures in Entrepreneurship: February 13, 2013