Scott is the Director of the Purdue Agile Strategy Lab. His interests are on the science and practice of complex collaboration and strategic transformation and focuses his work on helping teams, organizations, and communities manage strategic technical and social challenges. He works in diverse settings like economic development, innovation, scientific discovery, business growth, and social change.Scott has worked with over 500 organizations from industry, the public sector, higher education, and nonprofits from across the U.S. and internationally. He has worked with the White House, Department of Commerce, National Science Foundation, USDA, and other federal agencies in the design and execution of strategies to help manage complex grand challenges related to economic competitiveness, innovation, and public health. He teaches for Purdue University and serves as a visiting faculty member at other universities, both in the U.S. and abroad. Scott designs and delivers courses and learning experiences that have a global reach. He’s taught thousands of learners from over 140 countries. Scott has a PhD in public policy, a masters in public administration, and an undergraduate degree in theatre.