Scott Gerber is Founder and CEO of CommunityCo. He is an industry leader in building and managing personalized, invitation-only communities for world-class executives, entrepreneurs and professionals. CommunityCo is the team behind professional communities such as YEC, an invitation-only organization comprised of over 1,500 of the world’s most successful young entrepreneurs founded by Scott, and Forbes Councils, a collective of invitation-organizations for chief executives.
Scott is a sought-after public speaker, internationally syndicated business columnist, television commentator, author of the book ”Never Get a ‘Real’ Job” and a special advisor to Forbes Media.
He has been widely recognized as the world’s most-syndicated columnist on the subject of Millenial entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship. His columns appear regularly on TIME, Inc., CNBC, CNN, Mashable, The Next Web, and The Huffington Post. Scott is also a regular contributor on MSNBC, Fox Business and CNN.
He has been a featured speaker at the White House and has rung the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell. In 2011, he was named one of Mashable’s “4 Young Social Good Entrepreneurs to Watch.” In 2012, he was named a “generation Y employment champion” by Fortune Magazine. In 2012, Forbes named his organization, Young Entrepreneur Council, as “America’s most elite entrepreneur organization.” In 2013, Fast Company named him a “superconnector” and the “Pandora of Gen Y networking.”
He has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, TIME, CNN, Reuters, Mashable, CBS Evening News, ABC World News Tonight, MSNBC, US News & World Report, Fox News, Inc. and Entrepreneur.