Interim Managing Director, Center for Medical Device Cyber Security, UMN, CAPT USN (retired)
Adjunt Professor, UMN, CEO, CyberNINES
Scott is the Chief Executive Officer of CyberNINES which focuses on providing consulting services to support the DOD (Department of Defense) supply chain in meeting cyber security requirements for protecting CUI (controlled unclassified information). Most recently Scott was at PaR Systems, where he was the VP and Chief Information Officer since 2010. At PaR, Scott had responsibility for information systems, global quality, export control, security, and continuous process improvement. Previously, Scott spent 16 years with Medtronic in various leadership positions including the European Infrastructure Manager, the Vascular division CIO, and the head of global security.
CAPT Singer retired from the Navy Reserves in January of 2018. He most recently was mobilized to active duty to support hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico and then FEMA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. as the Department of Defense liaison to FEMA. He has served on active duty for Operations Noble Eagle/Enduring Freedom and in the Gulf War for Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Most recently he was the Navy Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer (NEPLO) for the state of MN. Prior to that he was the Executive Officer for Commander Pacific Fleet Maritime Operations Center responsible for supporting the communications and cybersecurity needs of the Pacific Fleet. Some of CAPT Singer’s awards and medals include the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal and Combat Action Ribbon.
Scott is the past president and currently on the executive leadership board for the Minnesota Technology Association (mntech) formerly MHTA, past President of the UW Madison NROTC Alumni Association and board member of InfraGard. He was appointed by the Secretary of Commerce to the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC) for his second consecutive term.
Scott has an MBA in Information Systems from the University of MN and BS is Meteorology from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.
Read Scott’s recent Blog Feature on new FDA Requirements for Medical Devices
And Connect with him on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/scottfsinger/