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Scott Nelson

Entrepreneur • Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Founder & CEO, BIGcontrols and Fellow, Startup Leadership Program. University of California, Davis grad.

Founder & CEO, BIGcontrols and Fellow, Startup Leadership Program. University of California, Davis grad.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Enterprise Sales
  • Fundraising
  • Growth
  • Operations
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Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Enterprise Sales
  • • Fundraising
  • • Growth
  • • Operations

Involved In

Founder

BIGcontrols

Positions

Founder & CEO BIGcontrols November 2014 - present
Fellow Startup Leadership Program September 2015 - present
Principal Tax Incentive Partners, LLC March 2010 - present
Managing Principal Tax Incentives Group, LLC September 2003 - present
Snr. Manager Grant Thornton January 2002 - September 2003
Director of Strategic Alliances Cymerc Exchange 2000 - 2001
Senior Manager, Area Director Ernst & Young June 1998 - December 2000
Senior Manager, Pacific Northwest Practice Leader KPMG Peat Marwick January 1996 - June 1998
Regional Marketing Coordinator State of California - Trade & Commerce Agency 1992 - 1996

Education

University of California, Davis International Relations, Economics 1987 - 1991
California State University-Sacramento

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Full Stack Engineering
  • • Operations
Advisor With
  • • Accounting
  • • Fundraising
  • • Seed funding
  • • Financial Services
  • • Fintech
  • • SaaS Software
Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Financial Services

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Finance • Taxes • Growth • CFO • Leadership • M&a • Business Development • Business Strategy • Fintech • Strategic Partnerships • Tax Credits

Key Accomplishments

I've built & still own 2 corporate tax incentives consulting firms in the same space I'm now building my software company.

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Everett Young
They're my friends  •  CEO @ iCHAMP, Regional Director @ Startup Leadership Program, former sports coaching professional
He has a clear understanding of specific topics regarding business finance, has a broad understanding of entrepreneurial needs in a startup ... environment and has a knack for simplifying the complex. He's open-minded and knows the challenges of a startup from experience. As a Startup Leadership Fellow, he's connected globally and has deep insight into startups.
Craig Stanford
Vice President / Shepherd of Growth & Co-Founder, Flawk, Inc. and Principal, Stanford Consulting Group.
Super-sharp, forward-thinking and trustworthy professional with deep domain expertise in his field. Highly recommended!
Helen Huang
They're my friends  •  Sr. Product Manager, TRUSTe. Previously Product Manager, TRUSTe. University of California, Berkeley grad.
Scott has tremendous experience in starting companies and possesses solid industry domain knowledge. He has been assisting us from taking ti ... me to discuss incorporation decisions to simply sending relevant industry trends and articles to us. He is personable, passionate, and proactive. I believe he would be a great asset to any entrepreneurship team.
Jay Ward
Previously Managing Counsel, Oracle Cloud Legal Team, Oracle. Previously Advisor, DoctorBase, Inc.. Stanford GSB grad.
Solid business acumen
Hunter Landers
They're my friends  •  President, Grapeshoot and Owner, Big Fish Wines.
He understands how to start up and establish businesses through funding and strategic partnerships.
Jianhan Wang
They're my friends  •  Striving to make bicycles easier for people to choose as their primary mode of transportation. Currently working to improve bicycle parking.
Scott has a great attitude in trying to help others whenever he can and a strategic mindset to help people win. He has tremendous experience ... in the area of tax incentives and takes initiative to make things happen.
Mary Fox
They're my school  •  Founder, retail tech startup; Formerly Advisory Board, MODAVIVE; Cowen & Co and Goldman Sachs.
Scott is an entrepreneur solving a real problem for business. With expertise and real-world experience in the subject matter, he knows where ... to add value and has built a product business would buy.
Melanie Qualls
We worked together  •  Advisor, Various Start-up Companies. Previously Product Manager, B2W Digital. Vanderbilt grad.
Scott is a great advisor. He is both personable and knowledgeable. He has started multiple companies and advised others on their entreprene ... urial journey. He goes out of his way to make time to give advice and share his experiences.

Helen Huang
They're my friends  •  Sr. Product Manager, TRUSTe. Previously Product Manager, TRUSTe. University of California, Berkeley grad.
Helen has great vision for product in the startup world. She's very collaborative and really easy to work with in any setting. I'd highly re ... commend Helen to anyone in the startup ecosystem.

Everett Young
They're my friends  •  CEO @ iCHAMP, Regional Director @ Startup Leadership Program, former sports coaching professional
I met Everett through the Startup Leadership Program when he was the program leader in SF. I've had a chance to interact with Everett on man ... y occasions over some very significant efforts. I would highly recommend Everett as a startup founder - a guy who knows how to GSD while motivating & collaborating with others.

Mary Fox
They're my friends  •  Founder, retail tech startup; Formerly Advisory Board, MODAVIVE; Cowen & Co and Goldman Sachs.
Mary is the definition of a real go-getter & she doesn't take no for an answer. I'd recommend her to anyone looking for an amazing co-founde ... r.