SHAKOPEE, Minn. — July 24, 2013 — Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) today announced that it has named Tyler Nelson as a national product trainer for the company. In his new role, Nelson is responsible for designing and conducting product training and education programs for the company's dealers and distribution partners throughout North America.

Nelson brings 10 years of experience in the A/V industry to RTI, having previously served as national account trainer for Sony® Electronics and home theater sales manager for Best Buy®. At Sony, he was instrumental in the development and integration of video-based training for Sony products at Best Buy. As two-time store sales MVP at Best Buy, Nelson played a key role in increasing revenue and profit margins for the home theater department.

"I've followed RTI with great interest throughout my career, and am very excited to join such an innovative, technology-driven company," said Nelson. "I am delighted to join the team and look forward to working together to expand and educate our dealer network in North America".

"We are dedicated to supporting our dealers, and a key element in that is providing the very best training for our ever expanding line of award-winning control solutions," said Pete Baker, vice president of sales and marketing for RTI. "In addition to his experience developing innovative training programs and established track record of success, Tyler brings a real passion and enthusiasm for the CE industry that will help us achieve this goal. We are excited to welcome him aboard."

Nelson holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of Northern Colorado. He is based in Minnesota and reports to Pete Baker.