City of Hope has appointed executives Anthony (Tony) E. Scott, J.D., and Stanley E. Washington to its national board of directors.
Scott is corporate vice president and chief information officer (CIO) of Microsoft Corporation and Washington is founder and chief executive officer of Pantheon Lifestyle Services LLC.
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“We are fortunate to have the leadership, vision and tremendous expertise of both Mr. Scott and Mr. Washington as we continue to advance City of Hope’s mission of turning promising biomedical research into lifesaving therapies for patients everywhere,” said Terry Peets, chair of the City of Hope Board of Directors.
Scott is a highly regarded information technology executive with more than 25 years experience in running global information technology operations for Fortune 500 corporations.
At Microsoft, Scott is responsible for security, infrastructure, messaging and business applications for the entire company. Prior to joining Microsoft in 2008, Scott held executive positions at prominent companies in the entertainment, automotive, pharmaceutical and computer industries, including The Walt Disney Company, General Motors Corporation, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Sun Microsystems and Marriott International Inc.
He was named “Chief Technology Officer of the Year” by InfoWorld Magazine in 2000 and is a cosponsor of the elite Microsoft Global CIO summit, an annual conference attended by a distinguished group of technology leaders and innovators worldwide.
Washington, his fellow new board member, founded Pantheon Lifestyle Services in 2007. Previously, he served as regional vice president and general manager of the Western United States for American Express, as well as regional vice president and general manager of the American Express Establishment Services Division. He also has held executive positions at Time Warner Cable and Dow Jones & Co.
Washington chairs the National Black Economic Development Coalition and serves on the boards of the Los Angeles Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission (both of which he previously chaired) and the Magic Johnson Foundation. He has served on the boards of the Los Angeles Metro YMCA, The Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, the Los Angeles National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the Museum of African American Art, and he was chairman of the Los Angeles and San Francisco Philanthropic Councils for American Express.