Vice President of Engineering & Principal

Kent Kallsen

Kent leads the teams of mechanical, electrical, human factors and prototype development engineers and technicians that turn concepts into differentiated products that are elegantly functional and practical to manufacture. He loves product development—bringing together multidisciplinary teams to help clients achieve business success.

Before joining Design Concepts in 2006, Kent worked in engineering management roles for manufacturers Fleetguard-Nelson, Maclean Fogg and Pentair Water. He has a BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Kent enjoys amateur motorsports and mountain biking and has been known to do a little logrolling and axe throwing, too.