Martin Scott

Martin Scott

Vice President, Leadership Acceleratoin
Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Timezone: America/New_York

Martin Scott is Vice President of Talent Development in the Talent & Professional Development (TPD) College of Comcast University, which focuses on leadership development and professional growth for leaders of all levels within Comcast. With over two decades of experience in learning and development and organizational effectiveness, Martin has extensive experience collaborating with business partners and senior leaders across business lines and executing large/national-scale projects including leadership training, needs assessment, and organizational or operational improvements.

Before his promotion to Vice President in 2015, Martin served as Executive Director of High Potential Talent Development since early 2010. Previously, Martin served as the Regional Director of Comcast University in the Keystone Region of the Northeast Division. In this role, he was principally focused on learning and organizational development initiatives supporting Technical Operations, Customer Care, Leadership, Sales, and Employee Communications.

Prior to joining Comcast in 2007, Martin was with Verizon where he started in 1998 as an Account Manager in their Business Solutions Group. In 2003, he became a Sales Engineer, where he provided pre-sales technical support to account teams in the Philadelphia metro area and created and delivered technical training for sales representatives and customers.  In 2005, he was named National Manager of Data/IP Proficiency and Training, and was responsible for all business unit training requirements of Verizon/MCI merger. In this position, he planned, project managed, and executed a major upgrade and platform migration for an eLearning Management System.

Martin’s volunteer work has included leadership training for the National Camping School of the Boy Scouts of America and serving as Chairperson of the Parish Council for his church. Martin has served as Secretary on the Board of Directors of Face to Face Germantown, a non-profit that offers dignity, compassion and a sense of community to neighbors in the Germantown section of Philadelphia, PA and has also served as Adjunct Faculty in the Strategic Leadership master’s degree program at Neumann University. Presently, Martin serves on the Managing Human Capital Advisory Committee of the Haub Business School at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA.  Martin is a certified Korn Ferry 360° Feedback Coach/Facilitator, a certified consultant in The Birkman Method® and is pursuing International Coach Federation (ICF) accreditation as an Executive Coach.

Martin earned his master’s degree in organizational dynamics from The University of Pennsylvania and his bachelor of arts degree in social sciences from The Theological Seminary of Saint Charles Borromeo, in Wynnewood, PA.  Martin and his wife have two sons and a daughter and reside in Ardmore, PA.

Date & Time (EDT) Title Role
Thursday, October 1, 2015
1:00pm - 2:00pm
ATD Research: Leaders as Teachers Presenter


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