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Principal Engineer

David Dirks Principal Engineer David is a Principal Engineer at Syght, where he is responsible for developing Electronics and Electromechanical systems. David has over 27 years of experience developing electronics and related systems in the magnetic storage, data acquisition, semiconductor and consumer electronics industries.  Prior to joining Syght, David was a Senior Research and Development…

Brian Magenis

Mechanical Design Engineer

Brian Magenis Mechanical Design Engineer Brian is a Mechanical Design Engineer at Syght, where he is responsible for enclosure, mechanical and industrial design and support of the products.  He has 10+ years of engineering and design experience with work ranging from government to start up positions. Prior to joining Syght, Brian worked for a manufacturing…

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Operations Manager

Kathy Adams Operations Manager Kathy is the Operations Manager at Syght, where she is responsible for bookkeeping, accounts payable, record keeping, software assessment and implementation, and administration. She has over 20 years of technical experience from her work with Digital Equipment Corp, Motorola, Intel, and three startups.. Kathy has extensive experience in Latin America, where…

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Principal Engineer

Kevin McKinstry Principal Engineer Kevin is the lead RF engineer at Syght, overseeing the development of the millimeter-wave components for the company. He has a background in microwave magnetics and magnetic recording. Prior to joining Syght, Kevin spent the majority of his career in the magnetic recording industry, ultimately becoming lead design engineer for magnetic…

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Principal Engineer

Bob Warren Principal Engineer Bob is the architect and engineer for the electronics and software of our product. He has  over 25 years of experience leading system architecture and design for several different product types, including Disk Drives, SSDs, Fingerprint ID Systems and Storage Controllers. Prior to joining Syght, Bob was a consultant to an…

Vice President Engineering

Mike Montemorra Vice President Engineering Prior to joining Syght, Mike worked in various engineering and management positions at Applied Magnetics, Maxtor, Seagate and as a consultant to Western Digital. He remains a technology advisor to the data storage sector and publishes a weekly technology blog highlighting interesting developments in the storage and semiconductor businesses. Mike’s…

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VP of Business Development

Atikem Hailemariam VP of Business Development As Vice President of Business Development, Atikem leads efforts to develop revenue-creating partnerships across multiple sectors and geographies. Prior to joining Syght, Atikem was the Vice President of Marketing for Opterna, a supplier of fiber optic solutions to leading telecommunications providers. Before joining Opterna, Atikem served as Marketing Manager…

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VP of Operations & Programs

Beth O’Brien VP of Operations and Programs As VP of Operations and Programs, Beth oversees the planning, execution, and delivery of engineering and operational projects. With over 25 years of engineering and project management experience, Beth has provided leadership in the medical device, telecommunications, and data storage industries.  With a background in software and mathematics,…

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Charles Partee Chief Technology Officer Charles Partee is the CTO of Syght, where he leads the research team working on advanced sensor technologies. Prior to joining Syght, he has been a project leader and architect engineer at Fortune 50 companies like Sun Microsystems, Oracle, and HP, and has held C-level positions at 7 high-tech startups,…

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President & CEO

Kevin Magenis President & CEO Kevin is the CEO of Syght, where he leads the company’s Vision, strategy and financing activities. Kevin is an award-winning business leader and successful entrepreneur with more than 25 years of building new and existing companies into global, cutting-edge multimillion-dollar enterprises. He founded Storage Genetics, which developed signal processing technology…