Scott is Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer at Tyson Foods. He is responsible for establishing and driving enabling strategies across all of Tyson Foods’ technology platforms, information systems delivery, information security, data and analytics, transforming the company through technology and advancing technology strategies.
He’s part of Tyson Foods’ enterprise leadership team, reporting directly to CEO Noel White.
Before coming to Tyson Foods, Scott was the Chief Information Officer at Hewlett Packard and most recently Hewlett Packard Enterprise. He led the IT separation and spin-merge of the HPE Enterprise Services with Computer Sciences Corporation into a $25B publicly traded company. Scott’s reputation as a transformational CIO grew as a result of his leadership in executing the largest corporate divestiture-spin-merge in history, by taking $115B Hewlett Packard and splitting it into two separate and publicly traded companies in a period of ten months.
Prior to joining HP, Scott spent more than 15 years in a variety of leadership roles at Chevron and Intel Corporation. At Chevron, he delivered a strategic long-range plan covering 20 years designed to ensure Chevron’s global position as one of the world’s largest energy companies. During his time at Intel, Scott spent time honing his leadership skills across a wide array of roles, ranging from Information Technology to Product Development to Human Resources.
Scott has been named as one of ComputerWorld’s Top 100 Technology leaders, and in CIO Magazine’s list of the Top 100 CIOs. Scott received his Bachelor’s degree at San Diego State University. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees for National World War II Museum.