Originally from New Jersey, Nelson has an A.B. in Economics from Princeton University. Following graduation, he worked as a Product Manager and Product Marketing Manager for Amazon and Google. As a product manager, he was responsible for launch of Amazon’s Wedding Registry and Google AdWords’ Reports.

As an actor, you can see him in “Catherine” (Sundance 2014), Adult Swim’s “For-Profit Online University”, Funny or Die’s “HUVr” (15 million+ views), HBO’s “The Newsroom”, Hulu’s “Difficult People”, Nickelodeon’s “Bella and the Bulldogs”, and TBS’ “The Detour”.

He also directed “The Magic Life”, a documentary about the business side of being a magician, which premiered at the Nashville Film Festival and was a selection of the International Documentary Association’s DocuWeeks Showcase. It’s available on iTunes and Amazon Prime.