Sight Machine Leadership Team
Sight Machine was founded and is led by a team of technologists, manufacturing experts, and entrepreneurs who, above all, are focused on providing practical solutions to the industry.
CEO & Co-Founder
Jon has served on the management teams of several companies in pioneering industries, including Tesla Motors, SourceForge, and in its early years, Yahoo! Jon holds an AB from Princeton, a JD from the University of Michigan, and an MBA from Wharton.
CTO & Co-Founder
Nathan co-founded Slashdot.org, worked 9 years as an architect for SourceForge.net, and has developed several other successful online communities. Nate has also worked in industrial controls. He holds an MS in Information Science from the University of Michigan and a BS in Computer Science from Hope College.
VP, Analytics & Co-Founder
Kurt co-founded Slashdot.org and has served as a professor at Michigan State University in information management, economics, and policy. Kurt is an accomplished analytics programmer.
VP, Customer Development & Co-Founder
Adam has led business development, product development and sales in innovative industries for 15 years. An early employee at Yahoo!, and a proud son of the Midwest, Adam excels at ensuring the new technologies serve client needs.
Brian has more than 20 years of manufacturing software sales, marketing, and engineering experience. He has spent over a decade successfully applying cloud software to manufacturing challenges within highly regulated industries.
Syed has served in leadership roles, on three different continents, at both start-up and large technology companies, including Cisco, Scality, ParStream, and IBM. Syed received an MBA from Emory University and an undergraduate in Industrial Engineering from Case Western Reserve University.
Ryan has expertise in manufacturing, life sciences, and automation hardware and software. He has developed and implemented robotic inspection systems and real-time surgical navigation software at leading life sciences companies. Ryan received a BS in Physics/CS from Illinois Wesleyan University and a PhD in biomedical engineering from Washington University in Saint Louis.
Milton is Silicon Valley born and bred. He has worked at many large companies including Apple, IBM Research, Netscape, and EA, as well as a slew of exciting startups. He is currently focusing on SaaS and engineering management and process.