Scott McKinley

AWS Academy Global Lead, Amazon

Scott McKinley is a seasoned executive leading global innovation and corporate entrepreneurship in the education field throughout Asia, Europe, and the USA.

He thrives on taking disparate facts, people, markets, and processes and distilling them into differentiated business models that drive sustainable innovation. Several noteworthy examples: Scott co-founded Neumont College of Computer Science (www.neumont.edu), led strategic and corporate engagement for Cisco’s Internet of Things education program, and led Laureate Education’s entrance into Asia. He has lived and worked outside of the US for 20 years across many Asian countries and in Europe. Scott currently resides in Seattle and works for Amazon Web Services as the Global Lead for the AWS Academy program, which provides cloud computing curricula and faculty professional development to higher education institutions, to prepare students for industry-recognized certifications and in-demand cloud jobs.

Scott has a B.A. from Brigham Young University and an M.B.A. from New York University.