Kim Scott is the author of the NYT and WSJ best-selling book Radical Candor: Be A Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity. She has built her management career around creating bullshit-free zones where people can do the best work of their lives and love what they do.
As a long time director at Google, leading AdSense, YouTube and Doubleclick Online Sales and Operations, she was known for her ability to generate billions of dollars in revenue from millions of small customers while keeping her team happy and margins high. She then became a member of the faculty at Apple University, developing the course “Managing at Apple.” Kim has been an advisor at Dropbox, Kurbo, Qualtrics, ReelGoodApp, Rolltape, Shyp, Twitter, and several other Silicon Valley companies.
Previously, Kim was the co-founder and CEO of Juice Software, a collaboration start-up, and led business development at Delta Three and Capital Thinking. Earlier in her career, Kim worked as a senior policy advisor at the FCC, managed a pediatric clinic in Kosovo, started a diamond cutting factory in Moscow, and was an analyst on the Soviet Companies Fund.