Biography - Dr. Kyle Flanigan, Linx Consulting

Kyle Y. Flanigan Ph.D., Director, Linx Consulting

Kyle Flanigan joined Linx in 2013, and he brings over 17 years of experience in advanced materials development. Dr. Flanigan's focus has been bringing new materials and products to the market and expanding the existing market to capture new opportunities.  Over the past 10 years, he has led development, scale-up and HVM ramp activities for suppliers to the semiconductor, PV and LED markets. As a key member of Intel’s FAB Materials Operations, Kyle participated in the development of many of the strategies & tools used by Tier 1 manufacturers to assess the strength of their suppliers.

Previous to Linx, Kyle was Global Marketing Manager at Avantor Performance Materials, Inc. headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, where he was responsible for product portfolio management, strategic planning and new business development. Prior to that, he spent 9 years at Intel as a Staff Research Engineer and 3 years at Honeywell Electronic Materials as a product manager.  At both Honeywell Electronic Materials and Avantor Performance Materials, Dr. Flanigan managed teams responsible for ramping new materials and helping suppliers meet HVM requirements, as well as maintaining the product portfolio in good health with respect to overall delivered quality and the raw materials supply chain. Dr. Flanigan received Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in materials science and engineering from the University of Washington, and a B.S. in chemistry from Howard University.