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Scott Kirkpatrick

President & COO, General Assembly

New York City

Scott Kirkpatrick is the President & Chief Operating Officer at General Assembly (GA), a global educational company that specializes in the most in-demand skills.

Scott joined GA from The Princeton Review, where he served as the President and successfully facilitated its sale to IAC. Before joining The Princeton Review, Scott worked at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, where he served as both Executive Vice President of Strategy and Marketing and President of the company's technology division, Riverdeep. Prior to that, Scott was a strategy consultant at both The Callidon Group (now Oliver Wyman) and The Parthenon Group, where he focused on advising clients in the education and publishing industries.

Scott holds a B.S. in Economics & Management from the United States Coast Guard Academy and spent 8 years in the U.S. Coast Guard, where he served as the navigator on a ship and an aide to the President of the United States. After finishing his military career as an Officer, Scott went on to earn his an M.B.A. from MIT's Sloan School of Management.

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