Scott has more than 20 years of experience developing and implementing analytical solutions into marketing programs for many different companies, including GEICO, AEGON, MBNA, Fidelity, DirectTV, Eli Lilly, GSK, and Dell. Prior to joining Merkle, Scott worked for American Express as a statistician and modeler and taught graduate students statistical methods and experimental design at Cornell University. Scott has dual BS degrees in Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Statistics from The University of Rochester, a MS degree in Statistics from Cornell University, and an MBA from Johns Hopkins University.
Scott has been honored with several awards within Merkle, including The "Merkled" Award (Employee of the Year), Database Marketing Excellence, Outstanding Achievement, and the Chairman's Award, which is the highest recognition within Merkle. Scott's team also won the NCDM Excellence Award in the Modeling and Analytics Area with GEICO in 2005. Additionally, Scott has presented numerous times at the NCDM and DM Days, and has published 3 white papers for Merkle since 2008.