Kit Rodgers is a senior executive at Rambus, one of the world's most respected and influential semiconductor memory and data security companies. With an entrepreneurial background in building teams and businesses, Kit's experiences include business development, technology licensing, operations, finance and corporate strategy.
Kit joined Rambus in 2011 via acquisition of Cryptography Research, where for 8 years Kit led all non-technical aspects of the company. Previously Kit was Vice President of Operations at Acumen Sciences and also held positions at 12 Entrepreneuring, Scient, Real World Solutions and Stanford University. He holds B.S. and M.S. engineering degrees from Stanford University, where he is a Mayfield Entrepreneurship Fellow.
Kit played baritone for the Cadets in 1992. He stayed involved in performing arts as a trombone player in the LSJUMB while at Stanford, and as a consulting instructor of high school marching bands. Kit has been a board member of various groups at Stanford including the Stanford Athletics Board, the Buck-Cardinal Athletic Board, and Band Alumni Board. While attending Stanford Kit was a walk-on football player.