Prior to joining Boyd, Dr. Kettler was the Corporate CTO at Flex where he focused on developing consistent development strategies across the varied business units. In addition to the CTO role, he led teams focused on strategic silicon supplier relationships, autonomous vehicle development, business strategy, marketing and sales operations.
Dr. Kettler worked for 13 years at Dell, 8 of those years as Dell’s corporate Chief Technology Officer. He was responsible for the design, development, and performance analysis of core architectures for Dell’s product portfolio. Prior to joining Dell, he worked at IBM, holding various positions supporting or developing personal computer systems. He also holds several patents on computer design.
His areas of expertise include Strategy, Product and Roadmap Development, Engineering Process, Intellectual Property Development and Management, Deep Market Insights and Technology Management for Autonomous Vehicle, Cloud, Consumer, Enterprise and 5G Markets, Outbound Market Messaging, P&L Management, M&A, Strategic Supply Chain Relationships, Manufacturing Technology, and Transformational Leadership.
Dr. Kettler serves on the electrical engineering advisory council at Carnegie Mellon University and engineering advisory council at Lehigh University. In addition, he serves on several non-profit advisory boards focused on the music industry.
Kevin received his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Lehigh University and his Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.