Echo Global Logistics
Between an undergraduate degree in biology and a career start in the music industry, it was perhaps inevitable that Scott would bring a combination of scientific discipline and creativity to his career in corporate America. His career has thematically and increasingly focused on the creating a data-driven approach to decision making and he has built or enhanced analytic and insight functions five times. He is frequently sought out for expertise on applied analytics.
Scott is Executive Vice president, Strategic Analytics at Echo Global Logistics, (Nasdaq: ECHO) a leading provider of technology enabled transportation and supply chain management services. He serves as an advisor to an Artificial Intelligence startup company and is an active member of the expert network for the International Institute of Analytics. Prior, he led the Advanced Analytics and Insights unit at Quadratic, a Richards Group affiliate company. The AA&I team was responsible for measurement, analysis, and the extraction of value from marketing and other client data sources. Scott built and led the customer insights and marketing analytic team for Ulta Beauty, and spent 8+ years at Best Buy, holding a variety of positions including Customer Analytics and CRM capability development, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, BestBuy.com and Enterprise Strategy, and Geek Squad services. Scott enjoys teaching applied analytics and fighting innumeracy wherever he can. He holds an MBA from Columbia Business School in New York and a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Swarthmore College.