Scott Edinger is a recognized expert in helping organizations achieve measurable business results. He is a consultant, author, speaker and executive coach who has worked with some of the most prominent organizations in the world including AT&T, Harvard Business Publishing, Bank of America, Lenovo, Gannett and The Los Angeles Times.
Scott is a co-author of The Inspiring Leader: Unlocking the Secrets of How Extraordinary Leaders Motivate (McGraw-Hill 2009), and the Harvard Business Review article Making Yourself Indispensable, called by HBR a “classic in the making.” Scott has authored or co-authored dozens of other articles and white papers, has been a contributing author for The American Society for Training and Development Leadership Handbook, and is a blogger for the Harvard Business Review.
Prior to starting his firm, Edinger Consulting Group, Scott worked with some of the most respected thought leaders in the performance consulting business including Neil Rackham on sales effectiveness, Jack Zenger on leadership and teams, and Joe Folkman on employee engagement. Scott adapts his experience working with those mentorsto develop innovative solutions that generate dramatic and sustainable results for his clients.
Having worked at one of the “Big Four” professional services firms, as well as various prominent training and consulting firms, Scott has always produced great results. As the Executive Vice President for Zenger Folkman, he helped the organization achieve unprecedented growth during the worst recession since the Great Depression – the firm nearly doubled in size during his tenure. As Senior Vice President of Sales at Huthwaite, he led the company to record levelsof growth and success.
Scott attended Florida State University where he received a BS in Rhetoric and Communication. Reflecting his desire to give back to the FSU community, Scott serves on alumni committees including the Board of the College of Communication and Information. He also serves on theBoard of Directors for The Florida Health Choices Corporation.
He was featured in the Gulf Coast Business Journal as one ofthe “40 under 40” Leaders to watch in the Tampa Bay Area. Although he cannot read music and is not a Mormon, he has performed with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Scott and his family live in Tampa, Florida.