Vice President of Operations, NUARIMr. Scott Nelson is currently Vice President for Norwich University Applied research Institutes (NUARI). Scott is also an US Army Reserve Colonel, former Brigade Commander and the Commander of the 75th Innovation Command Seattle Squadron, a sub command of Army Futures Command. He transitioned off active duty as the national director for the USAR Cyber Public Private Partnership initiative and Deputy Commander of the Army Reserve Cyber Operations Group, overseeing the standup of 10 Army Cyber Protection Teams. He is also the N2SI volunteer Executive Director of a national 3-State Regional Information Sharing and Threat Analysis initiative. Scott previously served as Vice President Strategic Growth and Business Development for Secure|Set Academy LLC, a Denver based private post-secondary accredited education company. In this capacity, Scott develops relationships and partnerships that provide SecureSet with strategic growth opportunities in enterprise sales. Scott has also served in multiple other capacities for SecureSet including Vice President of Operations, Vice President of Outcomes, Denver Campus Director and Education program manager. In these capacities he was responsible for operations of multiple locations of the Academy program and four distinct missions; K-12, Entry level cyber security applied education (CORE program), Executive/C-Suite and Board education, student career outcomes and Employment partner development. Between 2010 and 2013 Scott ran a DoD program at USNORTHCOM evaluating and assessing technological and information science applications for counter transnational criminal organizations across Mexico, central, south America and the Caribbean. Scott is a graduate of the Army War College, University of Montana and currently pursuing a second Masters in Infrastructure Protection Management at the University of Washington.