Here at Etegent, our leaders have a wealth of experience in each of their respective fields. They successfully guide our company with appreciation, curiosity, and respect while maintaining and encouraging an innovative workplace.
CEO and President, Etegent Technologies
Stu is the co-founder and Principal of Etegent Technologies. He leads the Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR) and the MTech segments of Etegent’s business portfolio. Prior to forming Etegent, Stu was a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Cincinnati – Mechanical Engineering Department, where he obtained his MS and PhD degrees, and conducted Post-Doctoral Research in the Structural Dynamics Research Laboratory, while also consulting with over 30 national and international companies and government organizations.
CEO and President, NLign Analytics
Tom brings over decades of experience growing high-tech companies into market leaders by combining innovative technologies and inventive go-to-market strategies. Tom holds a BSEE, MSEE, Ph.D. from University of Cincinnati. Previously, he was a visiting scientist at AFRL Material Directorate where he developed innovative technology to optimize manufacturing processes. He was also a senior member of the design team that developed multiple innovations for computer terminals in the early 1980s – some of which have been displayed at the Smithsonian Institution.
Chief Technology Officer
Adam has been developing automatic sensor exploitation algorithms for the DoD and IC communities for over 30 years. Adam holds a BS in Physics from Miami University, MS in Electrical Engineering, and PhD in Computer Engineering from University of Cincinnati. He stood up Etegent’s ISR group in 2007 and has worked closely with AFRL to develop performance models supporting the sensor fusion mission. He is an advocate for leveraging physics models of sensor phenomenology to support acquisition, mission planning, and machine learning. He oversees the ISR portfolio and continues to serve as principal investigator on several current research efforts.
VP of Finance
Mike has been a leader in investment strategy, business framework design, and decision science in a wide array of industries ranging from Industrial Manufacturing to Healthcare, Banking, and DoD products. He has helped companies navigate every stage of the product life cycle, from explosive company growth to legacy cost management. His analytics and controllership background is leveraged to create efficient and robust financial management strategy to support Etegent’s agile team. Mike holds a BS in International Business from Butler University, and an MBA with Supply Chain concentration from Arizona State University.
VP of HR
Kate is a senior HR leader and Organizational Psychologist. She is experienced in organizational change, communication, and development, championing culture and employee experience, leadership coaching, training, employment law, analytics, statistics, and performance. She has two master’s degrees in HR Management and Industrial Organizational Psychology.
Director of Program Management
Kacia brings over 15 years of experience in Government contracting, Program Management and Capture Management. She leverages her experience in Quality Engineering for the development of new processes, and process improvement initiatives. Kacia has lead project teams through all stages of the product life cycle, while maintaining a focus on schedule and cost control. Kacia graduated from Millersville University of Pennsylvania with a BS in Industrial Technology.
Software Development Manager
Matt leads a team of software developers, building both prototype implementations of Etegent’s novel techniques and more formalized, deployable software tools for the intelligence community. His research focuses on the development and optimization of innovative signal and image processing techniques, including 13 issued patents for industrial signal processing techniques. He has been with Etegent since 1998 and graduated with a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati.
Intelligence Group Manager
Allan leads a team of engineers, scientists, and analysts supporting the US Intelligence Community. Allan manages Etegent’s Intelligence Group which maintains a portfolio of projects to create tools and algorithms to transform data into information and intelligence. Allan has experience researching data processing algorithms, analytics, and visualizations. Allan’s recent focus has been to transition these technologies to enhance the capabilities of the Intelligence Community. Allan graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a bachelor’s in electrical engineering and has been with Etegent since he was a co-op engineer, starting in 2003.
AI/ML Group Manager
Scott is the lead engineer for the AI/ML group at Etegent supporting the Department of Defense and the US Intelligence Community. He has experience developing signal processing and pattern recognition algorithms. Scott graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a PhD in electrical engineering and has been with Etegent since 2014.
Rick has decades of experience working with embedded systems, real-time digital signal processing, measurement system design, ultrasonic systems, system identification, and vibration analysis for both civilian and military applications. He received his Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati – Systems Group. He has managed the day-to-day operations of numerous SBIR contracts (both Phase I and Phase II). In addition, he is leaded Etegent’s continued development of waveguide temperature sensors. Richard has also managed various long-term commercial contracts.
September 18, 1996
Mentor Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45212.
Long-standing partnership with Micro Motion Begins!
Emerging Technology Award with Ohio Governor Bob Taft.
1st patent application filed by Sheet Dynamics for structural control and monitoring using adaptive spatial-temporal filtering.
We were chosen to participate in the [MACE II] Zero gravity vibration control experiment conducted on the International Space Station.
Marketed software product to enable rapid development of embedded algorithms on real-time hardware – DSPdeveloper
Started one of many SBIR projects including Misfire Detection with the US Army.
Etegent and Micro Motion jointly developed intelligent meter-verification technology, a key product differentiator.
We formed separate NLign group to focus on commercialization software for non-destructive inspection data management.
Sheet Dynamics changes name to reflect our broader business focus and philosophy: Etegent Technologies, Ltd., is Latin for “To Reveal That Which is Hidden”, describing our philosophy of seeking to distill deep knowledge and understanding from large, diverse data in a broad range of applications.
NLign’s first commercial sale.
Etegent expands into a new office at 5050 Section Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45212.
Etegent initiates new ISR business with major customer National Air and Space Intelligence Center.
Boeing adopts NLign for manufacture of 787.
Etegent expands to new location due to continued growth in ISR business 4027 Colonel Glenn Hwy. Beavercreek, OH 45431.
Etegent triples revenue in two years.
NLign spins off as wholly- owned subsidiary of Etegent.