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Young Pros: Chicago Bootcamp

January 31 • 2:00pm6:00pm

| Chicago, IL
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The ARF Young Pros Chicago Bootcamp brings together respected industry leaders to share insights on today’s hottest topics with tomorrow’s leaders. This FREE half-day conference will feature Scott Harris – Director of Baseball Operations for the Chicago Cubs. Scott will outline the main tenets of the Cubs’ rebuild from 2012-2016, and he will discuss the roles that scouting, analytics, research, character and other factors played in many of the major player personnel decisions. Meet your fellow Chicago Young Pros and come away with new learnings and inspiration for the year ahead!

Featured Speaker

Scott Harris
Scott Harris Director of Baseball Operations, Chicago Cubs


Speaker Biography

Scott enters his sixth season with the Chicago Cubs after joining as Director of Baseball Operations on November 29, 2012. Prior to the Cubs, Scott served 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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FCB Chicago, Morgan St.
456 N. Morgan Street
Chicago, IL 60642 United States