Scott is a former Opticon engineer and manager of nearly 7 years, who lead the team responsible for North-American-based product development and customization. During his time there, he worked as a developer, lead developer, software engineering manager, technical support engineer, customer service manager, sales engineer, project manager, and product development manager - oftentimes simultaneously. Because of this varied experience, Scott is uniquely qualified to architect, develop, and deliver embedded solutions, with a special focus on the AIDC industry. Besides his time at Opticon, he's worked for companies large and small, and has most recently branched out into DevOps, leading teams and efforts to bring developers safely into the production environment. He holds a BS from the University of Washington in Computer Science.