Scott Lathrop is the Blue Waters Technical Program Manager for Education, Outreach and Training. Lathrop has been involved in high performance computing and communications activities since 1986. Lathrop coordinates the community engagement activities for the Blue Waters project. He helps ensure that Blue Waters education, outreach and training activities are meeting the needs of the community. Lathrop served as the EOT director for TeraGrid, and served as the Director of Education and Training for XSEDE from 2011-2016. Lathrop has been involved in the SC Conference series since 1989, served as a member of the SC Steering Committee for six years. He served as the Conference Chair for the SC'11 and XSEDE14 Conferences. He helped form the International HPC Training Consortium, is an ex-officio officer in the ACM SIGHPC Education Chapter, and has been active in the planning and participation in HPC Training Workshops at the SC and ISC Conferences.