Board Member, UCI Alumni Association
CEO, Syntiant Corp.
UC Irvine – 1993, B.S., engineering
UC Irvine – 1993, B.S., biological sciences
Santa Clara University – 1998, M.B.A.
Kurt Busch is the Chief Executive Officer of Syntiant Corp. He has extensive experience in product development, having driven the successful launch of new products, ranging from SAS and semiconductors for telecom and broadcast video to consumer electronics and data center systems. Prior to Syntiant, he was President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors at Lantronix (NASDAQ: LTRX), a global provider of secure data access and management solutions for Internet of Things (IoT) and Information Technology (IT).
He also served as a Senior Vice President and General Manager of High Performance Analog business unit at Mindspeed Technologies, acquired by MACOM. Prior responsibilities include technical sales and marketing roles at Analog Devices, Intel, Digital Equipment Corporation and two start-ups. Mr. Busch is an engineering hall of fame inductee of the University of California at Irvine, where he earned Bachelor of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering and Biological Science. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Santa Clara University.