Tyson was born and raised in Pensacola, Florida. He attended the University of Central Florida, majoring in Mechanical Engineering. After graduating, he bounced around for a bit before finding work in California as an R&D engineer in the medical industry for a large surgical device company. His professional strengths and interests are: Solid Modeling and Design, rapid prototyping, machining, and metalworking. His personal interests include: rock climbing, vintage motorcycles, motocross, coffee, and the outdoors. He is very excited to join the IHMC team and start contributing to the Exo project.