Our Team

InfraLytiks currently has a team of highly skilled engineers and scientists, with degrees ranging from Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering to Computer Science and Systems Engineering, including a number of advanced degrees as well as an experienced management team.

Daniel Pettit

CEO & Chairman of the Board

Daniel serves as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board at InfraLytiks. He has been involved as both an investor and manager in a variety of business ventures with a focus on agriculture, real estate, medical, technology and other high growth industries.  Mr. Pettit makes investments in established and select start-up businesses using a value-driven, experienced, innovative and responsible approach.  He currently serves on a number of boards and has served as a senior executive in a variety of businesses.  He is a graduate of Drake University, earning his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Management in 2003, and a Master of Business Administration in Finance in 2005.

Kevin is President and Chief Marketing Officer at InfraLytiks. He is also the founder of his own consulting firm, specializing in strategic planning, board communications, business development and launching new businesses. He has more than 30 years experience, serving as Chief Marketing Officer/Sales Officer at Principal Connection (Principal Financial Group), NCMIC, American Republic Insurance and Future Health Software among others. He has taught business college Sales, Marketing, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics and Advertising. He is a graduate of ISU with a custom degree in Distributed Studies–Marketing.

Kevin Prendergast

President & CMO

Akash Vidyadharan

CTO & Founder

Akash is Chief Technology Officer and Founder of InfraLytiks. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering at Iowa State University graduating Magna Cum Laude. He also completed his MS in Aerospace Engineering and a M.Eng in Systems Engineering from Iowa State University by age 21. Akash has work experience with the Federal Aviation Administration working on aviation database management. At the Center of Non-Destructive Evaluation he also worked on guided wave ultrasonic NDE. He has also developed and presented an analysis of autonomous unmanned aircraft systems based on operational scenarios during his masters’ program at ISU.

Tyler is Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and Founder of InfraLytiks. He holds a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering at Iowa State University graduating Summa Cum Laude. He also has a Master of Business Administration from ISU. Tyler has work experience in architectural engineering, sales, and teaching. During his undergraduate degree, he taught thermodynamics classes on the concepts of energy transfer. He also worked on innovative chilled beam and pneumatic tubing designs for hospitals and commercial buildings during his time in architectural engineering.

Tyler Carter


Aric Sharp

Board Member

Mr. Sharp is VP of Accountable Care for UnityPoint Health, a $4 billion health system in Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin. He helps lead UnityPoint Health Partners a 5,000+ physician ACO that is also the largest Next Generation ACO program in the country.