Scott is the managing partner and portfolio manager of Sachem Head Capital Management, a value-oriented investment management firm based in New York. Prior to starting Sachem Head, he spent nine years at Pershing Square Capital Management, which he joined pre-launch as the firm's first investment professional and where he played a significant role in numerous active and passive investments throughout the firm's history. Prior to Pershing Square, Scott earned an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School in 2003 and was a vice president at American Industrial Partners, an operations-focused private equity firm, from 1999 to 2001. Scott was also a business analyst at McKinsey & Company from 1996 to 1999. Scott graduated from Stanford University with an A.B. in public policy in 1996. He currently serves on the board of directors of Autodesk Inc., the Henry Street Settlement, and Episcopal Charities of the Archdiocese of New York. Scott is also a member of the Robin Hood Leadership Council.