Otto joined Toastmasters in August 2014 taking on all club officer roles and later Area and Division Director leadership roles. He has held multiple engineering and management leadership positions in five industries from broadcasting to oil and gas. His career accomplishments include introducing new industry game changing technologies and innovative products. He holds a BS and MS degrees in in Electrical Engineering and an MBA in Finance. He is a member of several professional societies. Otto has over 70 patents issued and pending and has published 50+ technical publications. He Received the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017.