We leverage Agile Development to bring innovation to New Product Development and Value Engineering. We specialize in Mechanical Design and Product Development, and have over a decade of experience in CAD Drafting, Product Development & Management, Manufacturing, Rapid Prototyping, Intellectual Property, Agile Development and Business Development. We have designed products for fortune 500 companies ranging from water purification systems to consumer appliances, hydraulic lift systems to conductor connectors for the Utility Industry. Our niche is mechanical design for consumer water purification/filtration systems, however our CAD, Mechanical Engineering and Business Development skills cross multiple disciplines and apply to many projects.

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  • Founder Leo Innovations · Self-employed Mar 2019 – Present 2 yrs 3 mos Birmingham, AL, United States Leo offers Engineering design and consultant services, with a focus on consumer water purification systems. We help clients with every aspect of product development, from napkin sketches through rapid prototyping, to design for manufacturing through supply chain strategy and development.
  • Co-Founder Purilan · Self-employed Nov 2017 – Present 3 yrs 7 mos Birmingham, AL, United States Hardware Tech Startup, working to bring consumer water purification and dispensing appliance to market. (hidden)
  • Product Manager Hubbell Power Systems · Full-time Nov 2017 – Feb 2019 1 yrs 3 mos Birmingham, AL, United States Product Manager for transmission connectors. Responsible for initiating New Product Development projects, product portfolio profitability and management.
  • Value Engineer, Product Manager Pentair · Full-time Feb 2013 – Jul 2017 4 yrs 5 mos Milwaukee, WI, United States Began as a Value Engineer (VA/VE) in Strategic Supply group, advanced to Product Manager. Area of focus was activated carbon, reverse osmosis and ion exchange resin cartridge and system development and product line management


  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Masters, Business Administration 2014 – 2017 Focus on Entrepreneurship
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Bachelor of Science, Mechanica Engineering 2005 – 2010 Activities and Societies: University of Kassel, Germany - Certificate of Renewable Energy. Feng Chia University, Taiwan - Certificate of Bio-Engergy. Foundry Education Foundation (FEF). Triangle Fraternity . ASME. Focus on Renewable Energy and Water Purification.

Licenses & Certifications

  • Licensed Scrum Master, Product Owner Scrum Inc. Jan 2020 – Present See credential


English Native or bilingual proficiency


Birmingham, AL, United States