Scott Laningham

Scott has helped IBM, their partners, customers, and fellow proponents of a smarter planet tell their stories for more than a decade. He was one of the first podcasters at IBM and created the popular developerWorks podcast, now the longest running web-based broadcast by IBM. Scott helped create the Livestream broadcast presence at IBM global events where he is a popular on-camera personality interviewing executives and attendees on conference themes and business technology trends. IBMers across the company regular turn to Scott for advice and best practices on rich media publishing. Prior to IBM, Scott was a reporter and show director for news programming syndicated on Public Radio International, and worked as a freelance writer/segment producer for the Osgood Files on CBS Radio. He was awarded the Gold Medal for Business/Finance Reporting by the International Radio Festival of New York. A lifelong musician, Scott is an in-demand drummer in the Austin, Texas music scene and a regular with bands led by jazz artists Kevin Lovejoy, Ephraim Owens, and Elias Haslanger, whose group Church on Monday was honored as Best Jazz Group of 2012 by the Austin Chronicle Music Awards. He has also written humorous songs featured on the TM Comedy Network, including Moose in My House and Monkey Motel, still heard on radio and mp3 players around the globe.