Nelson is a Director with Deloitte Consulting LLP and leads the Design team within Deloitte Digital, where he works with a leading group of experienced creative and design thinkers to transform the digital landscape. In this role, he promotes Deloitte Consulting’s point of view around the role of design in technology while shining light on and challenging the ways we can affect people’s lives through our clients’ work.
Driven by a sense of curiosity and a desire to make things better, Nelson has spent a career building great companies and brands. Since founding and successfully selling his first interactive agency in 1995, Nelson has built six additional companies – from a search management service in New York City to a winery in Santa Barbara – all while spending over 20 years in digital strategy and experience design across the fashion, finance, technology, and retail industries. He has held an executive position at two Top Five interactive agencies, and his work has been published in several leading books and magazines on interactive and brand design.
Nelson is a designer, entrepreneur, investor, creative thinker and problem-solver who geeks out on fixing things, start-ups, travel, cooking, wine, gadgets and gear. He received his BFA degree in Graphic Design from Rochester Institute of Technology.