President & CEO, WorldatWork
Scott Cawood is President and CEO of WorldatWork and its affiliate organization, WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals Prior to joining WorldatWork, Cawood was Global Leader, Organizational Effectiveness at W.L. Gore & Associates Inc., a global manufacturer with 10,000 employees. At Gore, he led the organizational efforts to achieve the enterprise strategy, including maximizing associate engagement and aligning the culture with critical business priorities.
He served as president at Synygy, a global compensation and sales software company, prior to his time at Gore. Before he was president of Synygy, he served as its chief operations and people officer. Cawood also has held senior leadership positions at Revlon and the Great Place to Work Institute, which selects Fortune magazine’s 100 Best Places to Work.
Cawood holds an M.S. in education and Ed.D. in organization- and work-based learning from the Wharton School of Business and the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his M.A. in labor and industrial relations and his B.A. in organizational communication, with a minor in education, from Michigan State University.