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. Brensinger studied writing, physics, and studio art at Middlebury College, followed by industrial design at the Rhode Island School of Design, where he graduated with distinction, receiving the Thomas Lamb Scholarship Award. Prior to founding NEMO, Brensinger worked with a team at MIT funded by the NASA Institute for Advanced Concepts to design spacesuit technology for human exploration of Mars.
He’s a passionate outdoorsman, with extensive experience mountaineering, rock and ice climbing, mountain biking, and surfing. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Outdoor Industry Association.