Nate started his first company in 2004 – a medical device start-up named Paramed, where he revolutionized medical evacuation with Paraslyde. Stryker Medical acquired Paramed in 2009 and Nate became the lead of global R&D at the Stryker emergency services division.
In 2011, Nate left Stryker to build Brightface, a product development company that focused on mobile and web applications. Cycleface was one of those products and was acquired by Strava, the #1 fitness app for endurance athletes.
Nate then became the Chief of Research and Innovation at Tanner Labs, a technology research and development division that Nate founded inside O.C. Tanner Recognition Company where he built their first human-centered product development team.
In January 2015 Nate was named the Chief Product Officer for Pluralsight, the largest providers of online technology learning for the technology community, where he built a product team that is centered on user experience including; Product Managers, UX Designers, Analysts, and Research Operations. In February 2016 Nate’s role expanded to Chief Experience Office to also oversee Development, Content, and Product Marketing.