Scott has over 30 years' experience in both hands-on and executive-level positions. Scott is the Founder and President of piTech Engineering, a Seattle electronics and software engineering consulting engineering firm. He was a Founder and Vice President of Engineering for IDX Incorporated, an El Dorado, Arkansas, company which develops and markets optically encoded security tokens, coin acceptors and RFID cashless payment systems. He was a Founder and Vice President of Business Development for MobilServ Technologies Corp., a San Diego, California, company which developed wireless mobile-commerce systems. He was also formerly the Vice President of Advanced Engineering at EATON Corporation, Opcon Division, Everett, Washington, which develops advanced industrial photoelectric sensors and controls. Scott is the named inventor on over 40 U.S. and foreign patents and is a published author of Photoelectric Sensors and Controls: Selection & Application (Marcel Dekker, New York, 1988). He holds a BSEE from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and an MSEE from Stanford University and is a Registered Professional Engineer in the state of Washington. Scott is an avid snow skier, water skier, and windsurfer... and as Chief SectorSurfer does "surf his sector of the lake." He also finds great joy in baking Grandma Juds' World Famous Blackberry Crisp for his friends using the delicious blackberries picked along the shoreline of Lake Washington where he resides.