M. Scott Havens is the Chief Executive Officer of Bloomberg Media, Bloomberg L.P.’s global multi-platform media organization. Since joining the company in November 2015, Scott has played an integral role in the digital transformation and globalization of the Bloomberg Media brand. With his leadership, the company has seen record revenue and audience growth and expanded its global footprint through several impactful partnerships throughout the world.
Previously, he was Chief Growth Officer and Global Head of Strategic Partnerships in which he oversaw Bloomberg Media’s digital business and platforms, including the growth of Bloomberg Media’s consumer revenue and subscriptions, and expansion into over-the-top (OTT) streaming video through Bloomberg TV+ and Bloomberg Quicktake.
Prior to joining Bloomberg, Scott was SVP of Digital at Time Inc., where he managed operations and drove the strategic development of digital products within the news, business, sports, and entertainment verticals, including People, Time, Sports Illustrated, Fortune, Entertainment Weekly and other titles. Scott was also previously President of The Atlantic, playing a key role in the successful digital transformation of the magazine, including strategy and operational roles in the digital launches of The Atlantic Wire, Quartz and CityLab, which was acquired by Bloomberg Media in 2019. He served as Executive Director at Condé Nast Business Media and is a founder of the innovative business site Portfolio.com. Scott formerly managed the business development team at Yahoo! Finance.
Scott is a graduate of Hamilton College with a BA in Economics and received an MBA in finance from NYU’s Stern School of Business. He lives in New Canaan, CT with his wife and three children.