Scott Harris

Director, Baseball Operations, Chicago Cubs

Chapter Board - Chicago

Scott joined the Cubs as director of baseball operations on November 29, 2012, after serving two years at Major League Baseball as the league’s coordinator of major league operations ... in his current role, he assists with all areas of baseball operations, including all player acquisitions, roster management, CBA/Major League Rules strategy and compliance, salary arbitration, negotiating and drafting player contracts, and the baseball operations budget.

With Major League Baseball, he provided transaction support and analysis to all 30 clubs and worked on the First-Year Player Draft, the Rule 5 Draft, the World Baseball Classic and various industry studies within the league office.

Prior to joining Major League Baseball, he interned for the Washington Nationals in 2008 and the Cincinnati Reds in 2010.

A native of Redwood City, Calif., Scott attended Columbia Business School while working at Major League Baseball and later transferred to Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management to complete his MBA in 2015. Scott also graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Economics from UCLA in 2009 and studied at the London School of Economics in 2007.


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