Scott Nelson is Chief Product Officer at Digi international. For more than 25 years he has led product development and entrepreneurial business growth as both a technology and business leader. Scott is formerly CEO/CTO of Reuleaux Technology, where he helped companies in both Silicon Valley and the Twin Cities area with strategy and new business development in the Internet of Things (IoT). After beginning his career at Honeywell in the Corporate R&D center, he spent the next 15 years at Logic PD as CTO and EVP. As technology evangelist, Scott is connected to Silicon Valley and at present is a member of multiple tech start-up advisory boards and a leading start-up accelerator, the Alchemist Accelerator. He holds a Ph.D. in applied and engineering physics from Cornell University, a doctoral minor in business administration from the Samuel Johnson School of Management at Cornell University, and a B.A. degree in physics, mathematics, and computer science from St. Olaf College.