In this episode of The Police Podcast, I have the pleasure of speaking with Scott Monty.
I have been a huge fan of Scott’s going back to late 2008 early 2009 when he was the head of social at Ford.
Scott is now the VP of Strategy at SHIFT Communications where he continues to forge new paths in communications and relationship building.
Scott completely gets social media marketing and communications. His knowledge and insight are fascinating. If you can’t learn from what he does and the way he thinks, then there is no hope for you.
Scott has a weekly newsletter that I devour when it comes out. He provides awesome information for the world of digital and social media communications, what's hot, what's new and what you should be doing. Subscribe to it here: http://www.feedblitz.com/f/?sub=95082
As Executive Vice President of Strategy atSHIFT Communications, Scott contributes to the firm's thought leadership while developing new agency services, offering strategic counsel to clients, publicly representing SHIFT at events, and widening the firm’s partnership opportunities.
From 2008-2014, Scottheaded the social media function at Ford Motor Company and held the title Global Digital and Multimedia Communications Manager. He advised on social media activities across the company, from blogger relations to marketing support, customer service to internal communications and more. Prior to joining Ford, Scott served as Consigliere for crayon and spent a number of years with PJA Advertising + Marketing, a boutique BtoB agency specializing in health sciences and high tech.
In addition to his professional responsibilities, Scott is an active blogger and podcaster. He writes about issues in communications, advertising, marketing, technology and leadership atScottMonty.comand also writes and cohostsI Hear of Sherlock Everywhere, a news site dedicated to Sherlock Holmes.
Scott has been featured in hundreds of news and business publications in print and on the web, in dozens of books, and on a variety of mainstream media, including Bloomberg, NBC, NPR, CNN, Fox Business, The Wall Street Journal and more. Scott is a recognized thought leader in the communications and marketing industry and frequently speaks at events.
Scott received his Master's in Medical Science from Boston University's School of Medicine concurrently with his MBA from BU's Graduate School of Management. He lives in the greater Detroit area with his wife and three children, golfs all too infrequently, and has a hidden talent for voice over work.