Biography

Kirby Dyess

Kirby A. Dyess

Principal, Austin Capital Management LLC

Kirby Dyess is the chair of PGE's Compensation and Human Resources Committee and a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. She has been an independent director since 2009.

Dyess is a principal at Austin Capital Management LLC, where she evaluates, invests in, and assists early stage companies in the Pacific Northwest. Prior to forming Austin Capital Management LLC in 2003, Ms. Dyess spent 23 years in various executive and management positions at Intel Corporation, most recently as corporate vice president and director of Intel Capital Operations from 2001-2002, where she oversaw the acquisition and integration of 50 businesses and management of a portfolio of over 400 companies worldwide. Her previous positions at Intel included vice president and director of Human Resources and vice president of New Business Development. She currently serves on the board of Prolifiq Software. 

She earned her bachelor’s degree in Physics from University of Idaho and did postgraduate studies in both Biochemistry and Management at Portland State University and Stanford University respectively.

Independent Director