Director of Technology, Release Etch Products
SPTS Technologies (former CTO & Founder, XACTIX)
Kyle is the Director of Technology, Release Etch Products, where he oversees the engineering and process activities related to the XeF2 and HF Vapor release etch technologies of SPTS, which are based in Pennsylvania. Prior to SPTS, he was the CTO & Founder of Xactix, Inc., which was the market leading provider of XeF2 etching systems; Xactix was subsequently acquired by SPTS Technologies in June 2013. Kyle received his MS & PhD degrees in mechanical engineering from UC Berkeley and BS degrees in mechanical & manufacturing engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.