Scott Monty


Ranked by Forbes as one of the top 10 influencers in social media, he has been called "an unstoppable force of nature," "the best corporate social media lead on the planet," and Alan Mulally, the CEO of Ford Motor Company, called him "a visionary."

At Ford, Scott headed the social media function and held the title Global Digital and Multimedia Communications Manager. As a strategic advisor on all social media activities across the company, from blogger relations to marketing support, customer service to internal communications and more, Scott's counsel on social media was sought out by leaders from many facets of Ford's business.

[Forbes' thought leadership profile of Monty.]

Prior to joining Ford, Scott served as Consigliere for crayon and spent a number of years with PJA Advertising + Marketing, a boutique BtoB agency specializing in health sciences & high tech.

In addition to his professional responsibilities, Scott is an active blogger and podcaster. He writes about the intersection of advertising, marketing and PR at and also writes and cohosts I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere, a site dedicated to Sherlock Holmes.

Scott has been featured in hundreds of news and business publications in print and on the web, in dozens of books, and on a variety of mainstream media, including Bloomberg, NBC, NPR, CNN, The Wall Street Journal and more. Scott is a recognized thought leader in the digital and social media industry and frequently speaks at industry events.

Scott received his Master's in Medical Science from Boston University's School of Medicine concurrently with his MBA from BU's Graduate School of Management. He lives in the greater Detroit area with his wife and three children, golfs all too infrequently, and has a hidden talent for voice over work.

Oh, and one last little-known fact: Scott coined the Oxford Dictionary of English-accepted  term "tweetup."

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