Scott Lamb is the Vice President of International for BuzzFeed, and is responsible for the company's international growth and expansion. Scott joined the company in 2007 as a senior editor, became managing editor in 2009 and was promoted to editorial director in 2012, where he created the Web's most engaging and shareable content. Scott is the originator of the popular Disaster Girl meme and in 2011, Gizmodo named him one of the Internet's "Most Viral People."
Prior to BuzzFeed, Scott worked at Der Spiegel's English-language website. From 2005 to 2007, he was an associate editor at Salon.com, where he launched their music blog and podcasts. He's written for Details, LA Weekly, and other publications.
Lamb is a graduate of Pomona College and has a Master's degree in Journalism from NYU. He was a recipient of a Fulbright for journalism in 2005. Before that, he was a founding member of the band, We Are Scientists. He is based in Los Angeles.