KAI CONCEPTS, LLC
Kai Concepts is a team of creative problem solvers with a unique combination of backgrounds in engineering, manufacturing, inflatable design, competitive windsurfing and kitesurfing, multimedia production, and software development. Led by Don Montague, our Bay Area team has pushed the limits of water sports innovation for years.
Kai Concepts is a company that undertakes open-ended marine projects, the largest of which are the research and development of the Jetfoiler (www.jetfoiler.com) and the Kiteboat (www.kiteboat.com). Our team members share a passion for water, wind, extreme sports, and problem solving. Our workplace is fast-paced but informal.
ELECTRONICS TEAM LEAD
Jamie leads the electronics and software development for our Kiteboat and Jetfoiler projects. He holds multiple master’s degrees from Carnegie Mellon, where he contributed to research in robotics, AI, and data mining.
Joe is the shop and engineering manager and a skilled designer and fabricator in all material disciplines including metal and composites. He holds a degree in physics and oversees construction in all Kai Concepts projects.
LOGISTICS + TESTING
Kai holds a degree in supply chain management and logistics, and stewards our component and material suppliers for all projects. With deep marine experience, Kai is also key member of our on water r+d project testing.