Scott Schiller

Scott Schiller

Joined Stern 2019

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Tisch Hall
40 West Fourth Street,
New York, NY 10012



Scott Schiller is an adjunct assistant professor at Stern/NYU and long-time media executive.

He is a highly skilled and experienced business leader with a track record of success in the media and technology industries. He has a proven ability to commercialize and accelerate the growth of Fortune 50, Private Equity-backed portfolio companies and emerging businesses. Schiller has expertise in pivoting and transforming business models within the entertainment and media sectors and has a unique skill set that encompasses digital media, technology, data, monetization, and people development.

Throughout his career, Schiller has held senior roles in sales, advertising, and marketing at companies such as AOL, Disney, NBCUniversal, SONY, and MTV Networks. He has a strong track record in driving $500M in digital advertising revenues, a tenfold increase at NBCUniversal, and, most recently, driving annual revenue growth of +20% at EMX, a Big Village company.

In addition to his commercial success, Schiller is also a leader in business innovation, having built and led the first digital global/national advertising sales teams at AOL, Disney, and SONY. He has also played a key role in the rise of important media brands, including MTV Networks, AOL, and Glam/Mode Media, from challenger to industry leader.

Schiller has extensive experience creating and developing digital and advertising products across various content sectors, including entertainment, news, sports, and data. He has built strong talent networks and a passion for mentoring and developing the people within his organizations. He co-founded the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and led the industry's first Digital Media Certification program, which had over 20,000 industry participants.

In addition to his professional pursuits, Schiller is also an angel investor, strategic advisor, board member, and Chair of the Governance Committee for Make-A-Wish/Metro New York. He holds a BA in Economics from Cornell University and an MBA in Marketing/Finance from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Spring 2024 Course Syllabus | Fall 2023 Course Syllabus

Courses Taught

  • Technology's Impact on Entertainment and Media