Scott is the CEO of Circumventure, a firm pursuing ways to use digital learning technology to put the acquisition of knowledge and skills back in the hands of students and parents. He has been working to improve learning opportunities for American kids for 25 years. Scott designed and for 5 years led the effort to grow KIPP (the Knowledge is Power Program) from two schools in 2000 to over 160 of the celebrated inner-city public schools. During this time he was also the President of the Pisces Foundation, a philanthropy created by the founders of the Gap, Inc., Doris and Donald Fisher. In addition to launching KIPP’s replication, the Foundation initiated the quadrupling of the Teach for America teaching corps, created the Charter School Growth Fund, and provided the first major funding for GreatSchools.net.