Scott is the Henry Gardiner Symonds Professor of Management at Rice University. His award winning research, teaching & consulting has helped Fortune 500 executives, entrepreneurs, & professionals in industries such as technology, energy, healthcare, retail, education, banking, manufacturing, & non-profits. He has worked as a strategy consultant for AT&T & Microsoft & lived the rise & fall of the dotcom boom while working at a Silicon Valley startup. Scott’s research appears in top journals. He uses inductive field methods, including interviews, observations, & participant-observation as well as experiments & surveys. Scott currently sits on five distinguished editorial boards, & is a former associate editor of the Academy of Management Journal. Scott’s expertise & perspectives have been sought by a variety of media outlets, including The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Time Magazine, Fast Company, Harvard Business Review as well as local television & radio.