Dr. Scott Cawood, Ed.D., CCP, GRP, is President and CEO of WorldatWork, the premier global Human Resources & Total Rewards Association.
Prior to joining WorldatWork, Scott was the Leader of Organizational Effectiveness at W.L. Gore & Associates Inc., the maker of Gore-Tex. Scott has served as the President of Synygy, a global compensation and sales software company where he began as its chief operations and people officer. Scott has also held executive positions at Revlon and the Great Place to Work Institute, which selects Fortune magazine's 100 Best Places to Work.
As an avid learner, Scott holds five degrees, including his doctorate in work-based learning from the Wharton School of Business and the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. He also studied labor and industrial relations, at Michigan State. He has been a part of the business school faculty at Georgetown University for 15 years.
Scott holds a first-degree Black belt in Kenpo Karate, loves riding roller coasters, never turns down carrot cake, and when he's not visiting members or a WorldatWork local network, Scott can be found splitting his time between rescuing Whippets and training for his next marathon. Scott was born in Detroit, MI and now calls the sunny state of Arizona, home.