Kyle York is the Chief Strategy Officer at Dyn where he has been a long-time executive, having joined in 2008. Over the years, he has held go-to-market leadership roles in worldwide sales, marketing, and services. In his role as CSO, Kyle focuses on overall corporate strategy, including: positioning and evangelism, new market entry, strategic alliances and partnerships, M&A, and business development. Prior to joining Dyn, Kyle spent nearly six years at SaaS company, WhippleHill Communications, Inc., acquired by Blackbaud Inc. (Nasdaq: BLKB).
In addition to his efforts at Dyn, Kyle, who is an angel investor and entrepreneur, has played a major role in the establishment of New Hampshire as a vibrant technology and innovation ecosystem. Raised in a family business, Kyle is also a strong supporter and promoter of family business. He is a co-founder of music and brand alignment agency 1band 1brand, is chairman of Alpha Loft (New Hampshire’s most powerful and influential non-profit for entrepreneurship), and board member of Rock On Foundation, the charity of NBA player Matt Bonner and his brother, Luke.
Kyle is also an advisor and investor in several startups looking to scale like Fastly, Catchpoint, Onbeep, Distil Networks, and more — all Dyn clients and partners. To support these efforts he also co-founded The SaaS Syndicate on AngelList, to help fund early stage SaaS businesses. Additionally, he is a board director for sales intelligence company, Datanyze, where he is also an investor.
Kyle has been a speaker at many universities and at technology conferences throughout the world, such as Harvard, Bentley, Stetson, SNHU, The Next Web, Launch, Dublin Web Summit, HostingCon, and Interop.
He holds a BS in Marketing from Bentley University and lives in Bedford, NH, with wife, Katie and son, Henry.