Scott Underwood

Instructor

PhD

Business, Faculty of

Saint John

sunderwood@unb.ca



Scott Underwood completed his Doctor of Business Administration degree at Walden University, specializing in Information Systems Management. His doctoral study was titled Exploring Organizations’ Software Quality Assurance Strategies. Dr. Underwood also has an Executive MBA from the University of Fredericton and achieved several industry certifications in project management (PMP, Six Sigma Green Belt) and agile development (PMI-ACP, PSM, PSD).

Dr. Underwood’s areas of expertise include data and analytics, project management, and IT quality assurance. Dr. Underwood has over 20 years of experience in Information Technology related roles including application development, database design, and project management. Dr. Underwood is currently employed at Irving Oil as the Information Services Manager, focused on the business analytics, data integration, and master data management strategic planning for the organization. His responsibilities include the strategic planning of the organization’s business analytics roadmap for big data, master data management, information warehousing, enterprise integration, and the business intelligence center of excellence.

Having moved to Saint John from Halifax in 2001, he is active in his children’s local sports teams and continues to enjoy his time in the local Ultimate Frisbee, basketball, and golfing communities.