Keith Evans

President & CEO

Keith is a 30-year veteran of the semiconductor industry. He currently serves on the Board of the US Power Electronics Industry Collaborative (PEIC) and on the External Advisory Board of Penn State University's 2D Crystal Consortium - Materials Innovation Platform (2DCC-MIP). Keith is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and received his PhD in Physical Chemistry from Purdue University. 

Jacob Leach

Chief Science Officer

Jacob is a leading expert in wide bandgap semiconductor materials science and device physics and directs Kyma's advanced technology development efforts. Jacob joined Kyma in 2010 after receiving his PhD in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) where he advanced the technology of lattice-matched InAlN/GaN HEMTs grown on GaN substrates for high power RF applications.

Heather Splawn

COO & VP Finance

Heather leads Kyma's daily operations and manages Kyma's finance and human resources departments. Heather joined Kyma after receiving her PhD in Electrical Engineering from Duke University where she developed an electrophoretic separation system on a custom CMOS chip. Heather is a co-founder of The DOUGHMAN and served as the President of Duke's Engineering Graduate Student Council.