Scott Nielsen

Prior to joining Arete’s business development team Scott Nielsen spent fifteen years as General Manager of startup Cellular Abroad, an international cellular and data services provider, where he brokered licensing deals with top tier brands including The National Geographic Society and Travelocity. Before joining Cellular Abroad he was a Director at the Los Angeles Homeless Services Coalition, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing community outreach and fundraising for the Downtown Women’s Center and Los Angeles Youth Network, and later served on their Board of Directors.
He spent three years living overseas in the Kansai area of Japan working in the Foreign Education Department of the Aeon Corporation. Originally from Illinois he holds a Bachelor’s of Philosophy from Rockford University and a Master’s of Writing and Publishing from DePaul University.