Chief Executive Officer, Clear Channel Outdoor America
Scott Wells is CEO of Clear Channel Outdoor Americas, where he leads all aspects of the company’s U.S. operations in 44 of the top 50 markets.
Scott is leading the team to incorporate sophisticated new tools and technologies that leverage mobile insights and data science to more efficiently reach audiences, measure impact and make OOH an integral part of today’s media buying conversation. This includes Clear Channel Outdoor RADAR, the OOH industry’s first-to-market suite of solutions that applies mobile location data to the medium’s physical presence to help advertisers understand and optimize OOH’s influence on desired consumer behavior.
Scott brings extensive experience growing, transforming and revitalizing companies. He joined CCOA in March 2015 from Bain Capital, where he led operational improvement and transformation efforts across a variety of investments, including Apple Leisure Group and CRC Health Group. He’s held executive positions at AT&T, Dell and Bain & Co. as well.
Scott holds a BS/BA from Virginia Tech and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business. He is Chairman of Achievement Network (ANet), an education-related non-profit, is Vice Chair of Communications and a board member of the Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA), and serves on the Pamplin Advisory Council at the business school of Virginia Tech.