Scott Rasmussen

Scott Rasmussen

Founding Board Member and Organizer, NYC Mesh

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Biography

Scott Rasmussen focuses on telecommunications policy and strategy through the lens of equity and access. Scott is currently a founding Board Member and organizer for NYC Mesh, an open, neutral, and resilient community network aiming to make a home or business internet connection accessible and affordable to all New Yorkers. NYC Mesh is the largest community network in North America, averaging a new “node” and at least 10 join-requests each day.

Scott arrived at NYC Mesh with five years of experience developing policy and legislation on Capitol Hill, where he specialized in Native American affairs and telecommunications. During that time, he worked on a number of projects centered on digital sovereignty and self-determination for tribal governments. In his day job, Scott manages rural broadband investments in New York.

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