Scott Young is the President of SynED and Interim Director of the California Cyberhub. He has provided results-based technology and operational solutions to the public and private sectors for more than 25 years. He has worked with colleges at all levels, and with Fortune 100 companies.
His most recent work has been with the California Community College system and its Doing What MATTERS for Jobs and the Economy Initiative, which aims to make community colleges a catalyst for job creation across the state and close the ever-widening skills gaps across multiple sectors. This work lead to the formation of the California Cyberhub, which serves as a resource for the many partners working to create educational pathways to meet the demand for skilled cybersecurity professionals.
Scott has also been a leader in SynED’s digital badge and compression planning initiatives. He has more than 15 years of experience in workforce development and helping companies create competency-based curriculum and assessment programs. He studied Art History, Criticism, and Conservation at the University of Utah and previously served as President, COO and VP of Corporate Services roles in the private sector.