Scott Snyder is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles where he works with global companies to accelerate digital transformation and innovation. He is a recognized thought leader in technology and innovation, and has more than 25 years of experience in business leadership, strategic planning and technology management for Fortune 500 companies and startup ventures.
Prior to Heidrick, Scott was the Chief Technology and Innovation Officer at Safeguard Scientifics. He co-founded and served as President and Chief Strategy Officer at Mobiquity Inc., where he continues to be Chairman of the Advisory Board. Scott has held executive positions with several Fortune 500 companies including GE, Martin Marietta, and Lockheed Martin, has been the CEO of a leading strategic planning firm, Decision Strategies International, and has also started business ventures in software including OmniChoice, a CRM/Analytics applications provider. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Fulton Financial Corporation (FFC).
Scott has authored a book entitled, “The New World of Wireless: How to Compete in the 4G Revolution”, and has been a long-time thought leader in the mobile and digital space. He is currently co-authoring a new book on corporate innovation, Goliath’s Revenge: Six Rules for Winning the Disruption Game.
Scott is a Senior Fellow at the Wharton School, an Adjunct Faculty Member in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania. Scott founded and directs the Game Changer Collaborative, which is made up of leading companies focused on cross-sector digital innovation opportunities. He also holds three patents for analytics solutions and has been quoted as a thought leader in numerous publications.
Scott earned his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Systems Engineering from University of Pennsylvania.