Erin L Scott is a Senior Lecturer in Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Her work focuses on uncertainty and strategic development in early-stage ventures. Most recently, her work was featured in the Harvard Business Review, Management Science, and Strategy Science. At MIT Sloan, she teaches Entrepreneurial Founding & Teams, Entrepreneurial Strategy, as well as assorted MBA entrepreneurship, innovation, and strategy electives. In addition, Ms. Scott mentors MIT startups and consults for ventures within the broader ecosystem.
She holds a BE and an MBA-MS in biomedical engineering from Vanderbilt University and Washington University in St. Louis, respectively. A recipient of the Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship, she earned her PhD in strategy from Washington University in St. Louis. Ms. Scott then completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the National Bureau of Economic Research’s Innovation Policy and the Economy Group. She began her academic career at the National University of Singapore.