Scott Griffith

Director of Operations

As Director of Operations for OceanGate, Inc., Scott is responsible for maintaining and operating all subsea, marine, and land based assets. He has served as the Mission Director on OceanGate expeditions in the Pacific Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, and Atlantic Ocean.

Since joining OceanGate in 2013, Scott has supervised the development, construction, testing, and operation of Cyclops 1 manned submersible and OceanGate’s Mobile Subsea Launch And Recovery System (MSLARS).

Success in this role requires close collaboration with in-house and strategic partners during the development and execution phase of each project. Scott is in constant communication with engineering, designers, operational personnel, marketing and logistics staff and is responsible for executing strategies that meet the complex needs of these teams in the construction, testing and live subsea dives for each project.

Prior to OceanGate, Scott was a principal of a design consulting firm where he oversaw projects and managed all sectors of the firm: Architects, Engineers, Forensic consultants, Project Managers, and office staff.