Meet Our Team
President and CEO
Our President, Lloyd Young, is responsible for profit/loss and overall business operations. Prior to joining Solid State in 2004, Lloyd spent over 20 years in the semiconductor industry. During that time, Mr. Young held numerous technical and managerial positions at IBM, MiCRUS, and Philips Electronics in the areas of product engineering, design, quality, test and manufacturing. His final position was vice president and site general manager of the Philips East Fishkill semiconductor complex. Mr. Young holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Lafayette College.
Co-Founder, CTO and Vice President Engineering
A co-founder of Solid State Cooling System, Lloyd Wright is currently the Chief Technical Officer and manages the design, development, and transfer to production for all SSCS products. He was president of Solid State Cooling Systems for the first ten years of the company. Previously, he had 12 years of experience within the semiconductor industry, holding technical and managerial positions in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of semiconductor process equipment and materials with Lam Research Corp. and J.C. Schumacher Co. Mr. Wright holds 11 patents and has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of California at Los Angeles.
Co-Founder and Vice President Business Development
A co-founder of Solid State Cooling Systems, Mark Logan is vice president of Business Development, heading initiatives to establish new marketplaces and applications worldwide. Previously, he had 16 years of experience in the semiconductor industry in the design, development, and process optimization of semiconductor process equipment with J.C. Schumacher Co., Lam Research Corp., and Novellus Systems, Inc. Mr. Logan holds 10 patents and a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley, and a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Puget Sound.
Vice President Sales and Service
Kevin Carswell joined Solid State Cooling Systems in 2012 after he retired from the IBM Corporation. Mr. Carswell held numerous positions over his 33-year career at IBM, primarily managing large, global engineering organizations. These roles included executive positions in IBM Microelectronics, IBM Systems Group and IBM Storage Technology, where Mr. Carswell led the development of IBM’s ASICSs and processor technology, high-end server hardware and hard disk drives. His final role in IBM was as vice president of alliance and licensing. Mr. Carswell holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Syracuse University.