Dr. Nelson's knowledge and expertise stem from his long career and experiences which include co-founding the University of Nebraska's Computer Science Department in 1964. Through his experiences, Dr. Nelson has become a pioneer in the field of computer science and communication. With his leadership and stability, Dr. Nelson has led some of the largest and most successful projects/products at the federal, state and industry levels. He continues to pioneer new technology at Proteus.

Dr. Nelson is a graduate of the University of Nebraska- Lincoln and received his doctorate from Stanford University.