Scott Edwards

Lecturer, Jackson School of International Studies


Scott Edwards has over 20 years of experience working globally in the software industry with his last 16 years at Microsoft. Scott is known as a strategic business leader who has executed multi-million dollar global programs with multi-billion dollar results. He’s been responsible for global communities, business rhythms and programs for technology, policy and sales in both the public and private sectors. He’s influenced global policy for cloud security, privacy, compliance and transparency. He’s also negotiated multi-lateral intellectual property agreements for open standards and open source development. Over the years, he’s represented the software industry and Fortune 50 companies before national and international media, technical fora, governments, industry groups and academia in dozens of speaking and consultative roles.


  • Penn State Dickinson Law, JD,