Scott.Nelson

Scott.Nelson

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For more than 30 years Scott Nelson has led product development, product management, and entrepreneurial business growth as a technology and business leader. In 2015 he founded Reuleaux Technology, LLC, which advises companies and startups on strategies and new-business development in IoT markets.

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. At Logic PD he worked with hundreds of companies on business strategy and new product introductions while growing the company’s Product Development and Products business to one of the most well-known and largest design and engineering service organizations in the country with design centers in Minneapolis, Boston and San Diego.

More recently he was the Chief Product Officer and Vice President of Product at Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII), a leading global provider of business and mission-critical Internet of Things (IoT) products and services and the Chief Technical Officer (CTO) and Executive Vice President of Corporate Development at SkyWater Technology Foundry, where he led strategy, growth, and new-offering development.

Scott was named a Titan of Technology by the MSP Business Journal in 2015 and received an HW Sweatt award while at Honeywell. 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 and mathematics from St. Olaf College.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Scott Nelson and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Articles by Scott.Nelson

I didn’t expect that
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I didn’t expect that

5 unexpected learnings from the past five years of IoT.
October 17, 2019
5 vital IoT lessons from 2017
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5 vital IoT lessons from 2017

5 big news stories and trends for companies to remember about the Internet of Things in 2017.
January 3, 2018
CEO Andy Jassy reveals AWS’ plans for the IoT
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CEO Andy Jassy reveals AWS’ plans for the IoT

If we can really “rain down” machine learning combined with modular computing, connectivity, and closed-loop controls in a secure framework at the edge – we won’t be “waiting” for IoT success anymore.
November 30, 2017
Revenue Accountability

3 keys to financial success in the Industrial Internet of Things

The Industrial Internet of Things is moving to a higher gear with smaller steps as demonstrated by several recent deployments. One company is providing a working tutorial of three steps to a cost effective deployment of IIoT.
March 9, 2017
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Payers of chronic care: why not spend a little to save a lot?

Insurers and payers drive chronically ill, self-treated patients like diabetics away from better health and lower costs by continuing to increase the costs of treatment to the patient. An analysis of diabetes from a therapy and costs approach will provide an example with the number one chronic illness in terms of cost in the U.S.
February 23, 2017
Inevitability of IoT creates new challenges for manufacturers
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Inevitability of IoT creates new challenges for manufacturers

The big story coming out of CES 2017 is that the IoT is coming to our lives whether we want it or not. The promise of data from the use of all products is motivating manufacturers to include the connectivity even if users do not need it. But the inclusion of connectivity and cloud data functions without consideration of user needs can have serious unintended consequences in the form of misleading data, brand erosion from product misuse, to massive security malfeasance like the DYN DDOS attack.
January 17, 2017