MediGO's Supply Chain Technology Among Innovations Recognized for Changing the Health Industry
MediGO, a health care supply chain technology company, is being recognized by Fast Company’s 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards as a company that innovates to unite donation and transplantation stakeholders to save lives.
Impact Investor & Supporter of Innovation
Scott Plank has a passion for investing in and developing inspiring environments that help communities and businesses thrive. Plank's diverse background has shaped his interest in how intentional development of collaborative environments can magnify the lives and relationships of those who live within them, and how forward-thinking businesses can flourish with the right resources. Using his experience in supporting the arts, retail, real estate, entertainment, technology, architecture and medical industries, Plank is always on the lookout for the next innovative project to undertake.
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A leading provider of uncrewed aircraft systems (UAS) solutions and services, MissionGO was formed by the professionals responsible for the first successful human organ delivery used in a transplant surgery via UAS. MissionGO has been trailblazing the UAS industry by innovating critical infrastructure inspections, medical and commercial cargo delivery, and UAS training and program stand-up…
Founded in 2020, MediGO’s innovative healthcare supply chain technology digitally transforms the U.S. organ donation and transplant system. Scott’s deep expertise in supply chain and logistics, combined with MediGO’s proprietary algorithms and machine learning, is helping to improve fairness and equity, reduce nonuse of donated organs, and save more lives…
WeWork opened its first location in the Meatpacking district in 2011, with the mission to provide creative co-working spaces for entrepreneurs, small business owners and freelancers. Scott saw his own ideals on spaces, and the potential for growth of the individuals who use those spaces, in the founding ideas and goals of WeWork. He was…
Scott’s brother, Kevin Plank, started making stretchy t-shirts for his football teammates at the University of Maryland in 1996. Scott’s years of experience working in small business and developing skills in finance came in handy and he began to help support and grow his brother’s startup, investing $12,500 in 1997 for approximately 15% of the…
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Bonnie Thornton Dill
Dean, College of Arts and Humanities, University Of Maryland
"The foundation's significant investment has made a lasting change at BSA. The development of the Center for Collaborative Arts & Technology (CCAT) has given young artists expanded opportunity to learn and thrive in an environment they didn't have previously."
Foundation Director, Baltimore School For The Arts
"War Horse City’s success is rooted in Scott Plank’s philosophy that vibrant, resilient communities require many different voices at the table. His mesh of creative design, careful planning and thoughtful development to create meaningful impact in vulnerable and forgotten communities is, at its heart, our mission at UMD’s School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. Scott is a Terp through and through, an innovator, and a Maryland success story, and we are so proud to have been able to honor him with last year's Distinguished Alumni Award."
Dean Don Linebaugh
Dean of School of Architecture, Planning, & Preservation at University of Maryland
"Port Discovery Children’s Museum is very grateful for the support that Scott has provided over the years, both personally and through his family foundation, especially to open the doors for hundreds of children and caregivers from economically challenged communities to learn and play together at Port Discovery. He has also supported capital improvements to the museum which bring learning to life in new and exciting ways for children and create opportunities for family engagement."
Executive Vice President, Port Discovery
"Scott is very mission focused. Everything he does involves focusing on people and a shared value system. As thoughtful and forward thinking as he is, he is an even better person."
CEO, Levin Eye Care
"His significant vision for Code Tenderloin has made a long-lasting impact in our community. The investment he has made in our neighborhood has led to increased career and life opportunities for those who need it."
CEO, Building Steps
"His commitment to providing opportunities for underserved children goes even beyond Port Discovery’s walls—he has supported hands-on learning programs to be taken directly into neighborhoods, to children who could not otherwise benefit from fun and educational hands-on programs. We proudly share our thanks and appreciation for all that Scott does, for Port Discovery and the children of our community."