Scott Kirby is Chief Executive Officer of United Airlines. He served as president from 2016 to 2020 and played a pivotal role in enabling United’s cultural transformation and executing the strategic growth plan. Previously, Mr. Kirby was President of American Airlines and US Airways. He is an industry veteran with three decades’ experience in significant leadership roles. He started his career at the Pentagon and in the technology sector. Mr. Kirby holds BAs in computer science and operations research from the U.S. Air Force Academy and a MS in operations research from George Washington University.