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Digi International Announces Two New Executive Hires

By Ken Briodagh October 11, 2017

Digi International, a global provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity products and services, has announced that Scott Wilken has been appointed Vice President of Technology and Scott Nelson has been appointed Vice President of Product.

As Vice President of Technology, Wilken is responsible for product development and delivering technical leadership to Digi staff while spearheading innovative technology solutions for customers. Wilken most recently served as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of KING where he was responsible for Research and Innovation, Product Development and Information Technology. Wilken rebuilt the company's development operations and defined an IoT-focused product roadmap. Prior to KING, Wilken was the CTO of MultiTech Systems where he led all technology units and focused on creating systems to maximize the company's innovation.

As Vice President of Product, Nelson is responsible for directing the vision, strategy and roadmaps of the product business in collaboration with Research and Development, Sales and Operations. He will work closely with customers and marketing to understand needs and trends to drive business growth. Nelson, known for new market identification and solution development, will bring a wealth of M2M and IoT experience. Nelson was most recently CTO and Executive Vice President of Corporate Development at SkyWater Technology Foundry, and CEO and CTO of Reuleaux Technology, LLC. At SkyWater, he led strategy, growth and new offering development. At Reuleaux he advised companies on strategy and new business development in the IoT marketplace. Previously, Nelson spent more than 15 years with Logic PD, ultimately in the role of CTO and Executive Vice President of Enterprise Growth.

"These are two proven leaders in the IoT and M2M world with long records of technological expertise, innovation and financial success," said Ron Konezny, President and CEO, Digi International. "Wilken has charted a career of creating innovative technology and solutions, while Nelson has a long track record of leveraging technology to create targeted, market-specific products. Their skill and experience working closely together in turning ideas into advanced solutions and their understanding of the marketplace will be invaluable to the leadership team as Digi continues towards a bright and exciting future."


Ken Briodagh is a writer and editor with more than a decade of experience under his belt. He is in love with technology and if he had his druthers would beta test everything from shoe phones to flying cars.

Edited by Ken Briodagh

Editorial Director

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