Scott coleads our global CEO excellence work on behalf of the Strategy & Corporate Finance Practice. He is also a global leader of our Organization Practice.
Scott spends the vast majority of his time serving Fortune 100 CEOs and top teams in leading enterprise-wide, multiyear change programs, often also playing a direct coaching role to CEOs during their transitions and beyond. He has been recognized externally for his client work, having been awarded the ASHRM Strategic Leadership Award, AMCO’s Business Transformation Award, and Leadership Excellence’s Top 25 award for developing leaders.
Scott is a featured speaker at multiple CEO and senior executive roundtable events including the World Economic Forum and is also a guest lecturer at the USC’s Marshall School of Business and University of Dublin’s Trinity Business School.
Beyond client work, Scott has authored seven books in the field of organization effectiveness, including his two most recent: Leading Organizations: Ten Timeless Truths (Bloomsbury, 2017), coauthored with Mary Meaney, and Beyond Performance 2.0: A Proven Approach to Leading Large-Scale Change (John Wiley & Sons, July 2019), coauthored with Bill Schaninger. He has also written numerous articles that have been featured in the McKinsey Quarterly and Harvard Business Review.
He is a co-author of the New York Times bestseller, CEO Excellence: The Six Mindsets That Distinguish the Best Leaders from the Rest.
Outside McKinsey, Scott is a cofounder of Digital Divide Data, a multiaward-winning social enterprise that was featured in Thomas Friedman's New York Times best-selling book The World is Flat and utilizes a sustainable IT service model to benefit some of the world's most disadvantaged people. He is also the founder and leader of a global affinity group for parents of special-needs children.