Nelson is a founding member and leader of Slalom San Francisco's design consulting practice. Over the years, he has developed digital products and strategies for many leading Bay Area and global companies, across industries from energy to architecture, and from biotech to financial services.
Nelson's expertise spans interaction design, product strategy, people management, and systems thinking. He has a passion for addressing environmental and sustainability issues with entrepreneurship, teamwork, and cutting edge technology .
Nelson graduated with honors from San Francisco State University’s product design masters program, and holds undergraduate degrees in finance and economics from Michigan State University, with additional coursework in politics, philosophy and economics at the University of Oxford.