Scott Day

SVP, People & Culture, OpenTable

Scott is responsible for leading and scaling OpenTable’s people strategy around the globe.

Prior to OpenTable, Scott was Head of Talent Strategy & Operations at Airbnb where he led the company's global HR business partner and HR operations functions during a period of rapid expansion. Before Airbnb, he served as a senior HR business partner leading teams in support of several high growth consumer internet companies including PayPal, StubHub and Yahoo. In each of these roles his primary focus was creating and implementing customized people strategies to support the growth of these dynamic, market defining technology businesses.

Earlier in his career, Scott spent two years as an executive recruiter at Morgan Samuels Company and 11 years in operational and HR roles, including running training and contact center operations, at Capital One. He started his career in the United States Marine Corps as an Aviation Logistics officer, ending his five years of service as a Captain.

Scott received a bachelor's degree in English from the Virginia Military Institute and an MBA from Pepperdine University.

Upcoming Conference Sessions Featuring Scott Day


Accomplishing the Mission: Shaping Employee Experience in Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley is home to many fast-growing technology companies that are rapidly evolving the way we live. These companies compete aggressively with one another to attract and retain the best talent in the world in an effort to change the world. While many offer amazing compensation packages, free food and the opportunity to work alongside world class talent, most have learned that the most significant competitive advantage in this "war for talent" is to offer an engaging work experience that is rooted in a unique culture which aligns with the company’s mission.

Since 2009, Scott Day has worked in Human Resources for several high growth consumer internet brands, including StubHub, PayPal, Yahoo!, and Airbnb. He is presently SVP, People & Culture at OpenTable, where he is shaping a company culture that aligns with OpenTable’s mission to connect people with great restaurants around the corner and around the globe. In this presentation, Scott will share a ...

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