Principal at Focal Point International
Scott Little is the President and founder of Focal Point International, a consulting business in the area of Product Development Processes and Project Management. He recently owned and led Spectral Systems, an infrared optical manufacturing business serving the analytical instrument and military markets. Prior to starting Focal Point, Scott was a leader of high technology analytical and medical instrument companies, Including Nicolet Instruments, ThermoFisher and PIKE Technologies. With Nicolet Instrument Corporation, Scott led the company’s new product development activities for 15 years. As part of Thermo Electron, he served as President of Spectronic Unicam, a UV-Visible Spectrometer company. He was the President of PIKE Technologies, a world leader in optical sampling accessories for molecular spectroscopy. He was on the Governing Board of Directors for the Coblentz Society and has been a Merlin Mentor since 2009. Scott received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University.