Strategic Planning Analyst, Acquisitions
Scott Harris is an accomplished problem solver and thought leader in e-commerce, marketing, sales operations, revenue expansion and monetization.
Scott currently leads global strategic planning for Google Marketing Solutions (GMS), Google's SMB Sales operation. He is responsible for target setting, resource allocation, budgeting and business planning. Scott specifically focuses on new business development and maximizing revenue from advertiser acquisition. Before joining Google, Scott served as a Manager of Vendor Management at Amazon, where he led a high-performing Vendor/Account Management Team across three categories representing over $650 million in revenue. He set strategy for selection growth and market share expansion. Prior to Amazon, Scott led Strategic Partnership Development and Marketing at GrouponLive. There, he drove efforts to get more online and mobile audience for Groupon's live event offerings via strategic relationships and affiliate deals; he also led business development for new partner initiatives that increased the breadth, variety, and scale of GrouponLive's offerings. Scott received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Prior to business school, he was a Strategic Planning Manager at Kraft Foods Global Inc. and a Management Consultant at McKinsey & Company. Scott received his B.A. at Morehouse College where he majored in Mathematics and Economics. Scott is adept at exploiting digital strategy, social media, technology, as well as experiential marketing to develop brand awareness and engagement. His experience in analytics and problem solving uniquely equip Scott to deliver fact-based business solutions in order to encourage business growth.