Boston Nyer

Boston Nyer

Burn Manufacturing
Co-Founder and the General Manager

Biography

Boston Nyer is a Co-Founder and the General Manager of BURN, a company that designs, locally manufactures and distributes clean burning cookstoves.  BURN has sold 250,000 cookstoves through commercial channels in East Africa impacting more than 1.3 million people.  Its modern manufacturing facility outside of Nairobi makes one stove per minute and is the largest of its kind on the continent.  Boston’s current role is to lead the Production, Engineering, Quality, Inventory, Supply Chain, Market Research, and New Product Development functions as well as working on fundraising and overall business strategy.  Before BURN, Boston was working as a consultant for biomass energy and international development.  He holds degrees from the University of Rochester (B.S. in Biomedical Engineering) and the University of Colorado (M.S. in Engineering for Developing Communities).