Lyle graduated from the California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo (otherwise known as Cal Poly) in 2005 with a degree in Computer Engineering. Upon graduation he spent two years serving in Peace Corps, Benin helping local non-profits and other volunteers with technical projects. Following that he spent 2 years in Japan teaching English, meeting his wife and generally having a great time.
From 2009-2018, Lyle managed the technical operations of Asian Hope, a Christian non-profit working in Cambodia. As the MIS Director he worked with the leadership team in setting strategy, monitoring and evaluation of programs and oversees internal software development and IT operations.
Lyle currently lives with his family in Vancouver, Canada where we works as a Support Engineering Manager for GitLab. He enjoys learning languages, playing with his children and eating delicious things at one of the city's many excellent restaurants.