Lynn Scott

  Lynn Scott, Executive Director of Supplier Diversity, Alcatel-Lucent (Left).

Lynn Scott, Executive Director of Supplier Diversity, Alcatel-Lucent (Left).

Lynn Scott has over 30 years of Telecom and International Procurement experience with Rockwell, Xerox, Wang, and Alcatel-Lucent. Her responsibilities have included establishing and managing purchasing organizations in multiple European countries, negotiating multi-million dollar contracts for components and OEM equipment and building supply chain programs to support global requirements. Scott has been instrumental in developing diversity programs with related performance metrics for several large corporations. 

She currently manages the Diversity Program for Alcatel-Lucent which supports developing diverse suppliers to meet both regional and global needs. Her team is actively engaged with Commodity Managers around the world and identifies diverse suppliers for Tier 1 solutions and integrates contract language into their prime contracts to drive Tier 2 inclusion of diverse suppliers. 

Scott sits on the board on multiple regional and national boards in North America: she is chair of the Women's Business Council – Southwest, Third Vice-Chair of the DFW Minority Council and the Second Vice-Chair of WEConnect Canada. She is also on the Board of WBENC, WEConnect International, NMSDC and AIDC. She is actively engaged in TAMACC, USHCC, CAMSC, American-China Woman's Business Alliance and participates on advisory boards for several other organizations.

Scott has been chair of the WBENC Nominating Committee and has been instrumental in setting up policies and procedures for this group. The team is responsible for evaluating and ensuring that board candidates for the Forum and for the Corporate Members are evaluated against a stringent criteria and review prior to submitting candidates to the Executive Committee. She has also been an active member of the Global Business Committee and is actively engages with WEConnect International, which is a strategic partner of WBENC. As a WBENC Ambassador, Scott has successfully encouraged many WBEs to become certified and her outreach to her corporate peers has resulted in a number of new WBENC Corporate Members.

View additional 2011 Applause Award Recipients:  
Debra Jennings-Johnson, Director, Supplier Diversity, BP America, Inc.
Nancy Conner, Supplier Diversity Manager, W.W. Grainger, Inc.
Lynthia Romney, President, RomneyCom L.L.C.

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