Scott Dudelson is an internet entrepreneur and the Chief Operating Officer of Prodege, LLC. As COO of Prodege, Dudelson spearheads the operation and business development of Prodege- owned properties, including the web’s premier online rewards destination, Swagbucks.com, and The Gift App, one of the most popular virtual gifting applications on the web. In 2011 Prodege was ranked #43 on the Inc 500 fastest growing company list, and a finalist for the Colloquy Loyalty Marketing award. In November 2011, Swagbucks.com was ranked by the Los Angeles Business Journal as the #3 fastest growing company in Los Angeles.
Prior to co-founding Prodege, Dudelson founded Music for Charity Productions – a non-profit consulting firm specializing in the marriage of entertainment brands and charitable causes. In 2005 Music for Charity Productions became one of the first firms to introduce SMS (text message) fundraising in the United States with the launch of the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund ‘text for charity’ campaign featuring Pearl Jam, OK GO and other artists. While leading Music for Charity productions, the firm produced and promoted over a dozen benefit events featuring a wide variety of artists including Sheryl Crow, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Sara Bareilles, Garbage, Crowded House, Jerry Cantrell (of Alice in Chains), and George Clinton.
A regular on the speakers’ circuit, Dudelson served as both a moderator and/or panelist at SXSW for three consecutive years and has been a special guest speaker at Musicians Institute.
Dudelson has not given up his love of music and continues to be a concert photography hobbyist whose work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, AOL’s Spinner.com, LA Weekly, KROQ.com, and Classic Rock Magazine. He is currently based in Malibu, California