Before founding Intuit, Cook managed consulting assignments in banking and technology for Bain & Company, a corporate strategy consulting firm. He previously worked for Procter & Gamble, the household products giant, in various marketing positions, including brand manager, for four years.
Cook is a member of the board of directors of eBay; Procter & Gamble; the Asia Foundation; the Harvard Business School Dean's Advisory Board; the Center for Brand and Product Management at the University of Wisconsin; and the Intuit Scholarship Foundation.
Cook earned an MBA from Harvard University and received a bachelor's degree in economics and mathematics from the University of Southern California.
Since founding Intuit in 1983 with the intention to delight customers with innovative end-to-end experiences and products, Scott Cook’s company has had a profound effect on the small business industry. Cook has guided Intuit to lead the industry as a provider of business and financial management solutions to small and mid-sized businesses, financial institutions and consumers. Intuit is consistently ranked as one of the most-admired software companies and best places to work. Cook founded one of the world’s largest and most successful financial software companies. His company’s products and services help small business owners around the globe better manage their finances and include GoPayment, TurboTax, QuickBooks and Quicken.