Scott Rust is the vice president of National Instruments' PXI Test System Products for R&D. Rust and his teams are responsible for the global development and strategic direction of PXI measurement products including RF, digitizers, signal generators, digital multimeters, high-speed digital I/O, switching, and power supplies, PXI Platform Products including PXI chassis and controllers, and for establishing NI Penang as a center of excellence for design and development of future NI products.
Since joining NI in 1990, Rust has held positions across the R&D, Strategic Marketing, and Applications Engineering including roles focused on modular instruments, application software, and instrument drivers. Rust is the inventor or coinventor of seven patents.
Rust founded the IVI Foundation, an alliance formed to address the gap seen by military/aerospace and large commercial electronics test developers for interchangeable virtual instrument drivers. He has also chaired the Instrument Driver Technical Working Group as part of the VXIplug&play Systems Alliance. These initiatives have helped establish NI as a leader in instrument driver development and standardization.
Rust holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Texas A&M University.
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