Scott Ritchie, P.Eng.
Director, Product Engineering
Scott capitalizes on his outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills on a daily basis to lead the technical teams responsible for delivering quality product offerings. He sets PEER Group product direction, collaborating with customers and aligning with industry advancements to create an innovative, flexible product portfolio that adapts with changing needs. Scott defines product marketing strategies and pricing. He challenges his teams to leverage new technologies, improve delivery efficiency, and maximize the customer experience with the goal of exceeding expectations.
Upon joining PEER Group in 2000, Scott supported company sales initiatives as an applications engineer before moving to engineering as a software developer. His competitive and thorough approach to software development, as well as a unique perspective from working in both sales and engineering capacities, helped Scott assume the role of project manager in 2005. His ability to balance customer needs, budget, quality, and timelines resulted in Scott leading a multi-year strategic partnership engagement with one of the leading global chip makers. In 2015, Scott was promoted to Director, Engineering Services. In 2018, he assumed the role of Director, Product Engineering.
Scott is a licensed professional engineer in the province of Ontario. He holds a Master of Science in Management from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) from Lakehead University.