Keith Lofstrom
CTO, SiidTech

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Keith is a 56 year old mixed-signal integrated circuit designer in Beaverton, Oregon. Keith is CEO of SiidTech , which licenses silicon identification technology to semiconductor manufacturers. Keith is also an integrated circuit design consultant.

Keith is webmaster for Orcnet, the Oregon IEEE Consultant’s Network. Keith is active in open source and the Portland Linux Unix Group. Keith’s server hosts the dirvish disk-to-disk backup program, based on rsync and written in Perl. Keith has a special interest in low power, high efficiency computing.

Keith invented the Launch Loop , a space launch system, in 1981. This speculative space launch system can be built with existing technologies and launch thousands of tons into orbit per day at costs below $5/kg.

Keith abhors powerpoint and everything like it. He wrote his own open source web presentation tool, wydiwys

No desiccant paks were harmed in the production of this bio.


Keith Lofstrom (SiidTech)
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