Kyle Compton serves as a Technical Program Manager in the Smart Bases program at US Ignite, where he manages multiple projects developing and piloting dual-use applications of commercial technologies that improve quality of life and mission readiness for DoD installations. The portfolio of projects he supports spans multiple installation missions including traffic management, energy management, and access control, and the portfolio of technologies he leverages includes connected and autonomous vehicles and infrastructure, data fusion and AI/ML, and wireless networking and IoT devices.
Prior to joining US Ignite, Kyle worked as an Economic Associate for Regional Economic Models, Inc. (REMI), the nation’s premier economic impact modeling company supporting federal, state and local, private, and academic partners. As the regional manager for a 14-state territory of the mountain west, heartland, and northern plains states, Kyle supported clients and managed consulting projects across a diverse range of economic policy areas including Medicaid expansion, vehicle electrification, and grid decarbonization, fiscal policy, transportation infrastructure and more.
Kyle received his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Engineering Management from Johns Hopkins University.