Scott Cleland

President, Precursor LLC; Author

Scott Cleland is the world’s leading Google critic. He has testified
before the U.S. House and Senate three times regarding Google, and is
author of the book, Search & Destroy: Why You Can’t Trust Google
Inc. Cleland served as U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for
Information and Communication Policy. He publishes
and—and authors the widely read As
President of Precursor LLC, he consults for Fortune 500 clients, some of which are Google competitors. A #1 ranked Institutional Investor independent analyst known for spotting early on why the Internet dotcom bubble would burst, Cleland was also the first analyst invited to testify before Congress about the missed
warning signs of Enron’s fraud and bankruptcy. Fortune profiled
Cleland as “ahead of the pack in raising questions about WorldCom’s
debt, profitability, and survival.”

July 23, 2011

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