Former Chief Information Officer, Microsoft
3rd Chief Information Officer of the United States
Tony Scott was the third Chief Information Officer of the United States, appointed by President Obama in February 2015. Prior to his position at the White House, Mr. Scott led the global information technology group at VMware Inc. starting in 2013. Prior to joining VMware, Mr. Scott served as Chief Information Officer at Microsoft from 2008 to 2013. These roles were preceded by tenures as the CIO of the Walt Disney Company (2005-2008) and Chief Technology Officer of Information Systems & Services at General Motors Corporation (1999-2005). He is intimately familiar with industry trends and challenges in the management of big data, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence. Mr. Scott received a B.A. from the University of San Francisco and a J.D. from Santa Clara University.