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Scott's Clients:
AIG
Abbott Laboratories
American Banker/Bond Buyer
American National Standards Institute
AngelAfrica, The Association of New Generation Leaders for Africa
Association of Amercan Chambers of Commerce in Latin America (AACCLA)
A.T. Kearney
BIO, The Biotechnology Industry Assn.

BMC Corporation
BusinessWeek
Cisco
Corporate Council on Africa
Critical Infrastructure Assurance
office (US National Security Council)
COMDEX/Key3 Media
Deloitte-Touche
EDS
EMC
ENR, Engineering News-Record
Equity International
Ernst & Young
FBI (US Department of Justice)
Government of Dubai, UAE. Dubai host committee, World Bank-IMF Meetings
Government of The People's Republic of China: DRC Development Research Center, The State Council
Government of Ireland, Irish Investment and Development Agency
Government of Jordan, Ministry of Information and Communications Technology
Government of Sweden: ISA, The Invest In Sweden Agency
Government of Turkey: Global Business Development Group
Guy Carpenter & Co.
Heidrick & Struggles
Hewlett-Packard
HIMSS, The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
IBM
Int@J, The Information Technology Industry Association of Jordan
International Council of Shopping Centers
Lawson Software
Lipton
Lucent Technologies
McGraw-Hill
MicroAge
Microsoft
State of the World Global Forum
(created by Mikhail Gorbachev)
Scripps Institute of Medical Research
Steelcase
Teradata, division of NCR
The Texas Grain and Feed Association Annual Conference/Eight-State Grain and Feed Associations Executive Directors Strategy Conference
Thinq
US Chamber of Commerce
US Department of Justice
US Department of State
USAID (The US Agency for International Development)
Worldcom
World Resources Institute

Scott is conversant in French and Spanish

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Let the Shuster Group create a keynote panel for your next event. Scott's panels are better than having a keynote speaker because every one is custom-designed to address the issues confronting your company or industry -- and led by the chairman of over 100 BusinessWeek events!

Scott's recent events for BusinessWeek and
The McGraw-Hill Companies:


The BusinessWeek CEO Summit
The McGraw-Hill Homeland Security Summit
BusinessWeek Conference on the Digital Economy
BusinessWeek Forum of Chief Financial Officers
ENR Top 1000 Contractors Leadership Forum

 
...My sincere thanks for the excellent manner in which you fulfilled your role as our guest host for our Dubai World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings 100-day countdown event. Your professionalism and the admirable manner in which you directed the questions and flow of the discussion contributed tremendously to the evening's success.
.......... Ibrahim Belselah, General Coordinator, Dubai World Bank/IMF Meeting Host Committee
We received very positive comments from our customers and guests regarding the professionalism with which the panels were executed and the outstanding content as a result of your preparation and follow up with questions.
.......... David W. Landers, Senior Vice President,
Sales and Customer Development, Lipton

Scott's presentation style is eloquent, his questions are probing and thought-provoking. In my experience I have not encountered a more professional or more capable facilitator.
.......... Robert J. Knebel, Vice President
Cessna Aircraft Company

 

 

 

 

ABC News foreign correspondent. Producer of NPR's All Things Considered. Consulting Editor, The McGraw-Hill Companies and BusinessWeek.
Scott Shuster's remarkable background and prodigious skills onstage make him the right choice to serve as facilitator of the most challenging events.

Guarantor of quality at business events around the world.


HM King Abdullah II, Scott Shuster, John Chambers, CEO, Cisco
AFP photo by Khalil Mazraawi

Dead Sea, Jordan: Scott chaired all five of the huge biennial Jordan ICT Forums and is now leading it's Arab-region successor events, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) ICT Summits. These programs have included enormously successful interview appearances with HM King Abdullah II, in Amman and at Jordan's convention resorts on the shore of the Dead Sea.  Scott Shuster has also chaired six business-oriented appearances of King Abdullah and Queen Rania in the US. Click "See Scott" (to the left) to see a full panel discussion chaired by Scott in Jordan.

In 2013 and 2014 Scott is again (third year) chairing the full series of CIO Synergy and directIT Summits: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, L.A., New York City, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Toronto, and Washington D.C. ("GOVnet") - Nepal Patel's still-young but brilliantly successful Chicago-based CIO Synergy organization breaks out an ongoing national series of CIO-only summits in coordination with local IT professional organizations across the US. Who better to chair these meetings than BusinessWeek's longtime CIO-only events chairman Scott Shuster?

WASHINGTON - Scott helped shape and then chaired "Jordan: Business Portal To The Middle East" for the Embassy of Jordan in Washington, leading a session with Her Majesty Queen Rania. "What a day!," wrote Jordanian Ambassador Karim Kawar. "The forum exceeded everyone's expectations, participants, speakers and sponsors, largely due to your contribution and facilitation. Please accept my deepest gratitude."

DUBAI - Scott Shuster named president of the Booz-Allen-sponsored Middle East Infrastructure Development Congress ABOVE: Scott with H.H. Prince Abdullah bin Faisal bin Turki Al Saud, Governor of the Saudi Arabia General Investment Authority (SAGIA); former Philippine President Fidel Ramos, H.E. Dr. Mohd. Khazaee, Iran vice minister and president of the Organization for Investment, Economic and Technical Assistance of Iran (OIETAI ), and Philippe Boisson, president TOTAL Middle East. Conference held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance & Industry


Photo: Jonathan Walley/Strategic Solutions
DUBAI - Scott Shuster chairs the pre-conference event for the World Bank-IMF Joint Board Meetings in Dubai. Organizing committee General Coordinator Ibrahim Belselah, Director of Finance for Dubai Municipality is pictured with Mohamed A. Alabbar, Director General, Dubai Department of Economic Development, Mr. Ahmed Al Banna, Deputy Director General, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and thirteen more leaders of Dubai government and society.


photo by Yousef Allan
Amman, Jordan -- His Majesty King Abdullah the Second introduced & interviewed by Scott before an audience of 700 attendees from more than 30 countries. Also in conversation with Scott onstage at this event: Longtime Intel CEO Craig Barrett and many senior figures of Jordan's government and burgeoning IT industry.

"Scott Shuster did exceptionally well both in chairing the many panels of topics and presenting speakers in a way that truly captured the spirit of this meeting."
-- The Star newspaper, Amman, Jordan


Iraq Reconstruction Specialist: Scott leads the first joint public appearance of the Bechtel, US Army Corps of Engineers, and Halliburton Kellogg Brown and Root leaders of Iraq reconstruction. A McGraw-Hill event. Scott also led the full series of Iraq reconstruction and homeland security events held in Washington by Equity International.

Scott Shuster again chairs the US Chamber of Commerce Center for Corporate Citizenship Three Sector Conference on Public-Private-Community Partnership.

Scott Shuster: Best choice for the BIGGEST events

How do you impress an audience of thousands of people when you are just one corporate executive padding across a massive convention center stage to read your speech alone at the lectern?

If the meeting is huge but your executives need to 'feel close to' every person in the room... When you wish it was 'one-to-one' but it's got to be one-to-hundreds or thousands...call Scott Shuster.

This longtime ABC News correspondent and chairman of all BusinessWeek management events will bring true professionalism to your large event plenary sessions and position every executive onstage as a star.

Scott knows management the way sportscasters know sports. He will talk about your organization's strategic successes and the central role of the leader the audience is about to meet. He will introduce your star executive(s) and welcome them onstage to applause. Your leaders then sit with Scott at center stage for an engaging, extemporaneous discussion of their organizational issues, carefully crafted to convey the key messages of your meeting. Scott's discussion-based, conversational approach ensures that every executive onstage appears relaxed, confident, friendly, and approachable. The live interview of a leadership figure in front of a massive audience brightens an event and lends an air of openness and transparency to the entire organization. Let Scott bring that 'one-to-one' feeling to your meeting, regardless of size.

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Scott Shuster leads the most prominent events
Finance. Operations. Strategy. Industry issues. Government policy. Scott Shuster knows management, and his specialty is end-to-end onstage leadership of discussion at the largest and most challenging corporate conferences.

Scott undertakes heavy research to familiarize himself with your industry and your company. You tell him the goals and key messages of your meeting. He then leads a discussion-based conference in a conversational style that makes every executive onstage look relaxed, comfortable, knowledgeable and accessible even in front of the largest live or broadcast audience.

Scott Shuster:
Called for the most demanding assignments
Four onstage interviews of Microsoft chairman Bill Gates. Five of longtime AIG chairman Hank Greenberg. Discussion chairman at the US Dept. of State's international conference against sex trafficking. Hired and flown to Amman by the government of Jordan to introduce H.M. King Abdullah II and pose questions to the monarch and other dignitaries. A live televised interview of White House Chief of Staff for the US Chamber of Commerce. Scott's list of elite corporate, association, and governmental clients and the daunting assignments they hand him every day are testimony to his expertise.

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Moderator of the annual Cisco CIO Summit, a three-day gathering of Cisco's top customers and senior leadership, including CEO John Chambers. This event marking John Chambers and Scott Shuster's 6th appearance together, including a number of gatherings under the auspices of HM King Abdullah II, in Jordan.



“Together, We are Toyota” - The Toyota National Dealer Meeting, Las Vegas.
Before a demanding live, in-hall audience of more than five thousand US Toyota dealers and the president of Toyota from Japan, Scott conducted a 90-minute live Q&A session with Toyota’s entire US leadership team: The President of Toyota Motor Sales, the VP for the Toyota Division, the Sr. VP for Automotive Operations, and the President and CEO of Toyota Financial Services.



The US-Africa Business Summit: Scott’s live on-stage and televised Q&A with five presidents and prime ministers of African countries, plus seven U.S. administration Africa policy leaders, two African trade and industry ministers, the governor of the Nigerian Central Bank, and commercial leaders from such giant US-Africa investors as ConocoPhillips, Mars, Merck, Monsanto, and Cargill contributed mightily to the enormous success of this largest-ever US conclave on doing business with Africa.

The ANGEL AFRICA Enterprise Conference Desmond Tutu Center, New York
End-to-end chairman of The West Africa Investment Forum (WAIF), co-sponsored by the New York Society of Securities Analysts, focusing on opportunities in ECOWAS, the Economic Community of West African States, and The Africa Social Enterprise Forum (ASEF), the first conference on entrepreneurship-based, non-charity business development for social change in Africa. Scott’s chairmanship of these events builds on his long history of event leadership for business and finance events focused on economically less-developed regions, which has seen Scott chair meetings in Abidjan, Abu Dhabi, Amman, Beijing, Cairo, Dakar, Dubai, Islamabad, Istanbul, Kinshasa, Lima, Lubumbashi, Mexico City, Santiago de Chile, Sao Paulo, Shanghai, St. Petersburg (Russia), and Taipei.



The HIMSS Thought Leader Summit. The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) chooses Scott to lead its first “Thought Leader Summit," a CXO-only meeting of executives in healthcare (hospitals/health systems), health insurers, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and health industry investors.

The World Health Care Innovation and Technology Congress, co- sponsored by The Wall Street Journal, selects Scott to lead its plenary sessions at this first-annual event, including an interview with AOL co-founder Steve Case and the meeting’s several ‘Industry Voice!’ interactive portions. Scott is a specialist in leading ‘audience involvement’ and open Q&A sessions for both industry and governmental events. Also sponsoring this meeting: Booz Allen Hamilton, for whom Scott recently led a Dubai event on the development of public infrastructure in the Middle East. 



Information technology : Scott has chaired nearly every BusinessWeek IT event ever held, plus meetings for Microsoft, Cisco, HP, WIPRO, HIMSS, NCR, Texas Instruments, IBM, and others. Here Scott leads a BusinessWeek panel featuring the CIOs of Dow Chemical, barnesandnoble.com, J. Crew, and Charles Schwab.

The Aspen Technology Enterprise Operations Management Executive Forum: This outstanding, 1.5-day all-CIO and EVP-Operations New York City event for the largest global companies of the process industries.  Oil and chemical firms of 16 countries attended the most recent edition.  Scott will chair the meeting again this year. Scott has chaired this meeting repeatedly.

The WIPRO Strategyms (US & UK): The most highly-valued corporation in India, leader of the offshore outsourcing sector again selects Scott as end-to-end chairman for its annual series of Strategyms in the US and UK.

The 40-institution Committee of Donor Agencies for Enterprise Development, comprised of the aid agencies of 17 nations, the European Commission, private foundations, plus multiple UN, World Bank and other multilateral agencies, has Scott lead its international public-private conference on national policies affecting the business environment of developing countries in Cairo.  Scott is already pre-booked for similar meetings to be held in future.

The World Resources Institute's "Digital Dividends" and "Bottom of the Pyramid" global mega-conferences on economic development related topics.  End-to-end chairmanship of both of these high-profile events.

The McGraw-Hill Companies Top Firm Leaders Forum (2 events): The longtime chair of CEO-only, CFO-only, and CIO-only summits for BusinessWeek, Scott continues his many years' leadership of McGraw-Hill events with this series.  The meeting agendas of these McGraw-Hill events are created en toto by Scott's event development enterprise, The Shuster Group, and delivered with Scott as chairman onstage.

Meridian Systems International User Conference: Annual event of the leading global provider of enterprise project management solutions for the construction industry.

Technology for Construction, the Information Technology event of the world's largest construction industry event.  This conference is created annually by The Shuster Group for Hanley-Wood, a relationship now in its fourth year.

Embassy of Jordan in the US and the Hashemite Royal Court: Scott continues to chair periodic US and Jordan business appearances of the King and Queen of Jordan.

The McGraw-Hill Homeland Security Summit, and the Equity International Homeland and Global Security Summits:  Ever since mere weeks after 9/11, Scott Shuster has been the nation's premiere leader of homeland security related meetings.

The MCI CIO Forum: Through repeated changes of the company name, MCI's professional leadership continues to have Scott Shuster lead its CIO-only retreats.

The S.C. Johnson Global Forum: First time the world-renowned maker of Windex, Glade, Skintimate, Saran, Ziploc, etc. has an external moderator for their quadrennial internal event for senior management. Via The Harry Walker Agency.

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers Annual Conference: End-to-end discussion leadership for the world's manufacturers of construction, agricultural, mining, forestry, and utility equipment.

The Middle East CIO Summit, Dubai: Scott extends his presence on the booming Arab countries conference scene with his third senior-level leadership event in sparkling Dubai. End-to-end chairmanship.

 

 

 

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