Kyle is an investor and entrepreneur with additional experience in national security. Prior to joining BEV, Kyle was on the investment team at In-Q-Tel (IQT). Kyle developed IQT's Industry 4.0 investment theme, which encompassed energy, materials, manufacturing, and logistics. While at IQT, he also served as an Executive in Residence for Columbia Technology Ventures. Before IQT, Kyle was an entrepreneur with companies and funds to include Liquid Light (CO2 utilization), Redpoint Ventures, Switch (energy projects), and Dunia Frontier Consultants (international finance consulting). While working at DARPA, Kyle co-developed TiGR situational awareness software, which was spun out as Ascend Intel and was acquired by General Dynamics. He also served on active duty in the U.S. Army and is currently a reserve officer.
Kyle holds a B.A. in Environmental Engineering from Dartmouth College, a M.A. in International Finance and Energy Policy from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, and a M.S. in Materials Science from Columbia University. He is an inventor on 25 issued US patents and has been published in journals ranging from Topics in Catalysis to Military Review.