Peter Kaltenbach

Peter has a knack for understanding the client’s needs, managing expectations, and delivering unexpected solutions. He grew up doing construction, living off the grid, and tinkering with anything and everything. Now he enjoys tinkering and problem solving for a living. At Pump, Peter manages a lot of initial client interaction, and product architecture work. He received his BS in mechanical engineering, and his BA in Art and Art History from… MORE

Brad Collins

Brad’s goal is to provide clients with outstanding strategic engineering, client relations, project management, and inter-company collaboration. Brad’s engineering career started out at Compaq/HP. He then moved to Design Edge in Austin, initially as a mechanical engineer, before advancing to Director of Engineering. In 2007 he amicably left DE to co-found Pump. Over his consulting career Brad provided exceptional engineering and management services on a diverse range of products for… MORE

Kevin Keller

Kevin is a problem solver that has worked on projects for many top companies over the years including Oakley, Dell, Motorola and many smaller clients. During that time he has worked on wide range of products including tablet PC’s, notebooks, scanners, servers, medical devices, and wearables. Kevin has experience in all aspects of product development with an expertise in mechanisms and product architecture. He received his degree in mechanical engineering… MORE

Celeste Lamberth

With more than 30 years of experience in financial and back office management, Celeste manages the financial, HR and operations at Pump Studios. Celeste has built the infrastructure and managed the financial instruments to handle Pump’s growing business. Prior to co-founding Pump, Celeste managed the financial growth of a well respected consulting firm, with multiple spin-off ventures. Celeste’s hometown is Fairbanks, Alaska.

Justin Smith

Justin is an enthusiastic engineer with a passion for design and problem-solving. Justin believes success is best achieved through collaboration and continuous improvement. He has extensive experience in product development from concept generation, design and engineering, verification and validation testing through production and product support. Justin’s career began developing down-hole tools for the oil industry and recently, he worked for a large prosthetics company where he developed high end carbon… MORE

Libertad Escobar

Libertad (Lee-behr-tahd) joined Pump Studios shortly after graduating from Worcester Polytechnic Institute with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and concentration in Mechanical Design. She once visited Pump in high school for a school trip where her class was given 3D printed samples. Her undergraduate capstone project was completed in Zurich, Switzerland with the Universitätsspital Zürich designing and prototyping an automated microscope image capture and processing system. Libertad has always enjoyed… MORE

Robert Durfee

Robert came to Pump Studios after graduating from The University of Texas at Austin with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. Originally from Atlanta, GA, he comes from a family of engineers and designers. If it has any moving parts or flashing lights, Robert will probably try to take it apart and figure out how it works. In his free time, Robert is either working on his own project builds or… MORE

Corey Levin

Originally from Denver, Corey moved to Austin in 2017 looking for warmer weather and new adventures. With extensive experience in the design of oilfield separators and horticultural luminaries, Corey has come to Pump Studios to further diversify his engineering experience and pursue his passion for consumer product design. Rarely idle, he spends most of his free time running, climbing, and cleaning things that aren’t dirty. He received his BS in… MORE

David Yun

While getting his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from UT Austin, David kept himself busy working on side projects like designing and 3D printing a replica of the Golden Gate Bridge or developing an automated chess board. After graduating, he joined the Pump Studios team to work on hands-on projects for a living and gain experience working on consumer products. Fluent in Spanish and English, David is always looking to practice… MORE