Scott is a writer and speaker. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, The Guardian, Wired magazine, National Public Radio, The Huffington Post and other media. He has taught at the University of Washington, blogs for Harvard Business and BusinessWeek, and has appeared frequently as an expert on various subjects on CNN, CNBC and MSNBC.
He is the bestselling author of four books:
- Making Things Happen
- The Myths of Innovation
- Confessions of a Public Speaker
- Mindfire: Big Ideas for Curious Minds
He worked at Microsoft from 1994 to 2003, mostly on Internet Explorer 1.0 to 5.0 (not 6). From 2010 to 2012 Scott worked for Automattic on WordPress.com. He is back to being a full time author and speaker.