As CEO and President of Acxiom, Scott drives a strong, results-oriented culture for Acxiom’s associates as the company deepens and expands its offerings of global marketing and technology products.
Scott is a marketing and advertising veteran with extensive experience in digital media and technology. As the lines between traditional and digital marketing disappear, Scott insists on a singular focus on helping Acxiom’s clients understand the complexities of this new marketing era.
A native of Milwaukee, Scott is a former Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Advertising Business Group. In this role, he managed a multibillion dollar business encompassing all emerging businesses related to online advertising, including search, display, ad networks, in-game, mobile, digital cable and a variety of enterprise software applications.
Previously, Scott was a corporate officer at aQuantive, where he managed three lines of business, including Avenue A|Razorfish (one of the world’s largest digital agencies), DRIVE Performance Media (now Microsoft Media Network) and Atlas International (an adserving technology now owned by Facebook). Earlier in his career, he was with the Boston Consulting Group and also Kidder, Peabody & Company, Inc.
Scott is a magna cum laude graduate of Princeton University, with a degree in economics, and he earned an MBA from Harvard University. He serves as a director of Blue Nile, Inc. (NASDAQ: NILE), a leading online retailer of diamonds and fine jewelry, is on the board of the Center for Medical Weight Loss and the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB). He is a former director of Geeknet (NASDAQ: GKNT) and Turn, Inc., a digital advertising company.
CEO & President
CEO and President
Jul, 2011 - Current (about 5 years)
Board & Advisor Roles (6)Update
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|Feb 4, 2016||Business Wire - Acxiom Announces Third Quarter Results|
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