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Scott Ellis

Executive Chairman

Scott is an experienced nonprofit CEO and COO with deep experience in strategy, operations, supply chain management, and strategic finance. As the Executive Chairman at Open Up Resources, Scott has primarily been supporting the organization’s finance and operations teams. Scott previously served as the founding CEO of The Learning Accelerator, the nonprofit that incubated Open Up Resources prior to its formal launch, and thus he has played a role in guiding the organization’s strategy since its inception. He is the founder and CEO of MasteryTrack, an online mastery-based dashboard system. He previously served as the Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Operating Officer of New Teacher Center (NTC), a large national education nonprofit that works with school districts to develop and implement intensive instructional mentoring programs for new teachers. Scott has also served on the board of trustees for Reading Partners (an education nonprofit that runs reading tutoring programs for children) and the Spondylitis Association of America (a medical organization), in addition to providing guidance and support to dozens of other organizations. Before joining NTC, Scott spent nearly eight years at Hewlett Packard, where he managed an internal analytical consulting organization that helped the various HP businesses make better data-driven decisions. Prior to joining HP, Scott was a consultant at McKinsey & Company. He has an MBA from Stanford and an undergraduate degree in government and economics from Harvard.