Meet The Team
CEONash has over 20 years of experience in the computing industry and has served on the engineering staffs of Google, Oracle, Counterpane, iBiblio, and many others. Nash studied mathematics and the theory of computation at the University of North Carolina and George Mason University. He has helped Fortune 100 companies design, implement, and manage networks and network applications securely.
CTOMike received his Ph.D. in Computer Science with a specialization in category theory from the University of Auckland in 2015. Before Pyrofex, Mike worked on software security tools for Google’s Ads team. His research interests include machine learning, type theory, cryptography, object capabilities, concurrency, n-category theory, algorithmic information theory, and quantum computation.
Bill studied business and accounting and has over 40 years of experience increasing company success. With strong backgrounds in finance and technology, Bill has significantly reduced cost and increased performance in Medical Device and High Tech organizations.
Senior Software EngineerKyle has been developing for over 10 years, the most recent 7 of which he worked for Google developing low-level compilers and systems software technologies. Kyle graduated from Utah State University where he studied Computer Science and Mathematics.
Senior Software Engineer
Keith has been developing software professionally since the late 1970’s. He has developed software systems for government agencies, the telecommunications industry, business, and commercial airline flight simulation. He is skilled with a variety of computer systems and languages, but his first love is C/C++ and Linux. He is currently working on Pyr8. In his spare time he loves making embedded devices, amateur radio and flying as a private pilot.
Site Reliability EngineerJeremy has over 15 years of experience working in classified computing and telecom. Lover of Linux and other open source projects, he has a passion for building information infrastructure from the ground up, increasing people’s ability to do more with less.
Project ManagerKelly has over 20 years of experience helping individuals and teams plan, execute, and get things done. She enjoys applying her keen understanding for business process design, project management, and personal and group productivity to take projects large and small from start to finish. She has successfully managed projects in a variety of industries including non-profits, healthcare, performing arts, marketing, technical sales, and software engineering. Kelly holds a M.S. in organizational development from George Mason University.
Steve has held a number of roles in tech, such as QA testing video games, digital advertising and SEO, and web development. He was working for CDK Global in Seattle building web pages and proprietary tools when he met Nash and was offered a position with Pyrofex. Steve is currently working on building, maintaining and developing the Numifex project.
Derek has an MSc in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Oxford and is set to start his PhD at the University of Cambridge, in a combination between logic and topology, next Fall. His work at Pyrofex is in formal verification, which mostly includes doing research on the theory of consensus and setting up mathematical frameworks to prove theorems about code.
Engineering SecretaryTysha graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Musical Performance on the oboe before going on to earn a certification in Massage Therapy. She practiced those professions for multiple years while also working as a Secretary and Office Manager at multiple University offices and doctor’s offices. Tysha contributes her many skills to recruiting the right people and supporting the company’s goals and visions.
Justin earned his degree in mathematics, focusing on programming and philosophy. He specializes in computer graphics and low-level programming, with his favorite programming languages being C and Lisp. He is currently working on the Cryptofex project.
Alpheus earned his PhD in Mathematics from the State University of New York at Albany. Since graduating, he has been working as a web software developer on systems for indexing large data sets. He is fascinated by odd ideas with great potential, such as ternary logic computing, liquid salt thorium reactors, and computer languages like Lisp and Forth. He is currently working on the Cryptofex project.
Seth graduated from the University of Utah and began working with small businesses and SaaS companies for the following four years. During this time it further solidified Seth’s love of technology and helping create new and innovative solutions which led to a career in web development. Having worked in various positions, from legal and regulation to customer engagement and sales, Seth is able to provide a unique perspective to leverage past experience into project development.
Jared has been working in marketing professionally over the last 8 years. He brings experience from various tech companies, his own business ventures, and marketing consulting. With experience in paid, SEO, and social media, Jared is determined to help bring Pyrofex to the forefront of the blockchain community.
Graphic | UI | Web Designer
Allan has been creating awesomeness for years. Building brands for over 25 different companies. Developing great design is what he does; mix in problem-solving, typography, and a splash of color theory—this is what excites Allan! Design is finding visually how to connect with people, and branding is about finding common values. This is what pushes Allan to create awesome.
Executive Secretary to the CFO
Jacquelyn studied Physics at San Diego State University before beginning a career working in the Hospitality industry. She has spent many years working in the Operations department in many different hotels and resorts and this has set her up for success in assisting Pyrofex CFO with the financials required to run this business.