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Cam Brensinger founded NEMO Equipment in 2002 and serves as its CEO and lead designer and innovator. He is responsible for defining and executing NEMO's mission, building and managing a talented team, and inspiring and directing the company's product-driven efforts. Mr. Brensinger studied writing, physics and studio art at Middlebury College, and graduated with distinction from RISD in 2002 with a BFA in Industrial Design. Prior to founding NEMO, Mr. Brensinger worked with a team at MIT funded by the NASA Institute for Advanced Concepts to design spacesuit technology for human exploration of Mars. / Today, NEMO is well-known high-end international brand for gear for outdoor adventure. The foundation of the company's success has always been design and innovation. NEMO has earned numerous awards including Best Inventions by TIME and Popular Science Magazines, the ISPO BrandNew Overall Award for most innovative product in the outdoor sporting goods industry, the IF International Product Design Award, the ID Magazine Design Distinction Award, multiple Editors' Choice awards from Backpacker magazine and Gear of the Year awards from Outside magazine, and many more. Mr. Brensinger is also the principal inventor on over 50 pending and awarded patents and trademarks.
Video documentation of Cam's talk at RISD Chase Auditorium on October 24, 2015.