Scott is a founding partner of Glenbrook Partners, a payments industry strategy consulting firm. At Glenbrook, he provides strategic consulting to a wide range of payments industry clients. Scott founded Glenbrook's PaymentsNews.com - the leading payments industry news blog - and frequently teaches in Glenbrook's Payments Boot Camp program. With Carol Coye Benson, he co-authored "Payments Systems in the U.S".
With over 30 years of experience in information technology -- as a technologist, senior executive, board member, venture investor, consultant, advisor, and mentor -- Scott brings seasoned judgment and an experienced business perspective to his work. Prior to co-founding Glenbrook, Scott was Group Executive Vice President at First Data Merchant Services where he was responsible for product management, systems development and operations for the world's largest merchant acquiring enterprise. As Group Executive Vice President at Visa International, Scott led the development of Visa's global payments strategies, including Visa's research and development initiatives related to card payments, ecommerce payments and advanced card technologies. Scott's early career was with IBM where he held a series of technical management and product planning positions over the course of seventeen years.