We Are Peak Design

We make tools for doing. Our carry solutions help creatives, commuters, and adventurers keep their gear accessible, organized, and protected.

Our Purpose

Our Purpose

The purpose of Peak Design is to create happy, meaningful lives for the people that work here. We believe our mission can only be achieved when 40 (and counting) self-actualizing, highly stoked people enthusiastically step into the Peak Design office every day. Our purpose and our mission go hand-in-hand.


Our Mission

  1. Make the best things.
  2. Succeed at the expense of nobody.
  3. Treat our customers as peers.
  4. Offset our environmental impact.
  5. Use our voice to inspire positive change.
  6. Prioritize happiness over growth.
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In 2010, fresh-faced midwestern-transplant Peter Dering took a 4-month trip around the world. On his trip, Peter learned that carrying a nice big camera around is actually a real pain in the ass. He returned to his San Francisco apartment and did what any responsible person would: quit his job and spent 10 months meticulously designing a little device that would make carrying and using a camera an absolute joy.

Instead of looking for big outside investors, Pete put his new invention (dubbed Capture) on a fledgling website called Kickstarter and asked adventurous photographers like himself to take a chance on the little product. It was an enormous success, and Peak Design has been riding that wave of enthusiasm for smart design and delightful carry solutions ever since.



We design products to solve problems, create delight, look good, resist fads, appeal globally, age gracefully, consider every material and detail, and have minimal disruptive impact on people and planet in both their creation and shipping. To reach those ends, we iterate tirelessly. And people seem to like it.

Honest, thoughtful, delightful, radical. These themes describe our products and ultimately everything we make or do: our brand, office culture, Flagship Store, environmental rants, and especially our rec-league soccer performances.

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Through crowdfunding our customers are able to participate more intimately in our design process, all while we are kept free of risk-averse outside investment. Crowdfunding is baked into the Peak Design DNA, encouraging us to take risks, prioritize innovation, speak honestly, and shun tradition. We launch our products on Kickstarter, and it makes for better products.

Campaign Year Backers Raised
Mobile Case & Accessories 2020 14,169 $2,000,497
The Travel Tripod 2019 27,169 $12,143,435
The Travel Line 2018 13,752 $5,206,611
Capture v3 and Slide v2 2017 12,196 $1,330,583
The Everyday Line 2016 26,359 $6,565,782
The Everyday Messenger 2015 17,029 $4,869,472
Slide and Clutch 2014 9,455 $861,164
Capture v2 2013 8,090 $819,108
Leash and Cuff 2012 3,108 $215,721
Capture v1 2011 5,258 $364,698
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Peak Design prioritizes people and planet over profit, and we hold ourselves accountable to that objective in every decision we make. We believe a responsible company is a sustainable company.

We are entirely carbon neutral (Scopes 1, 2, and 3) and are founding members of Climate Neutral. We give 1% of our revenue to environmental nonprofits through our 1% For The Planet membership. We meet the highest standards for verified social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability with our designation as a Certified B Corporation.

Climate Neutral Certified, 1% for the planet member, Certified B Corporation

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The Team

Say hello to the Peak Design team. If you’re keen to join us, head on over to our careers page.

Peter Dering

Peter Dering Founder & CEO

Adam Saraceno

Adam Saraceno Head of Marketing

Luke Roberts

Luke Roberts Senior Sales Manager, EMEA and APAC

Art Viger

Art Viger Head of Design

David Anhalt

David Anhalt Head of Finance and Operations

Jen Howell

Jen Howell Head of Customer Service & Logistics

Peter Lockett

Peter Lockett Principal, Soft Goods Product Operations

Joey Cunningham

Joey Cunningham Director, Soft Goods Design

Mark Wang

Mark Wang Head of Business Technology

Robb Jankura

Robb Jankura Principal Design Engineer

Annie Nyborg

Annie Nyborg Head of Environmental & Social Impact

Lawrence Lander

Lawrence Lander Senior Creative Director

Daniel Chimienti

Dan Chimienti Sales Manager, Americas & LATAM

Jojo Steuck

Jojo Legnitto Senior Manager, Wholesale Operations

Ryan Dulon

Ryan Dulon Head of Sales

Chris Mark

Chris Mark Manager, Backend Engineering

Rachel Roberts

Rachel Roberts Product Designer, Soft Goods

Tom James

Tom James Head of Product

Mike Winchell

Mike Winchell Senior Finance Manager

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Molly Street Senior Graphic & Environments Designer

Max Maloney

Max Maloney Director, Design Engineering

Adam Hicks

Adam Hicks Channel Manager, Amazon

Victor Murillo

Victor Murillo Senior Manager, Video Production / Executive Video Producer

Supriya Limaye

Supriya Limaye Training & Events Manager, North America

Christine Zona

Christine Zona Senior Manager, Retail Operations

Wheeler Gans

Wheeler Gans Director, Design Engineering - Mobile Products

Adrienne Rowell

Adrienne Rowell Engineering Project Manager

Jaimee Erickson

Jaimee Erickson Senior Engineering Project Manager

Dane Jones

Dane Jones Design Engineer

Brenden Hamilton

Brenden Hamilton Video Producer

Colin Maginnis

Colin Maginnis Product Developer, Soft Goods

Karen Kimble

Karen Kimble Accounting Manager

Ateev Gupta

Ateev GuptaProduct Testing Engineer

Liv Eaton

Liv Eaton Design Engineer

Fed Rios

Fed Rios Senior Industrial Designer

Joe Callander

Joe Callander Senior Video Producer

Dane Jones

Jess Ferguson UX Designer

Dane Jones

Pajnucci VueDesign Engineer

Brandi Bishop

Brandi BishopManager, Soft Goods Product Development

Nate Butler

Nate ButlerCommunity Engagement and Content Manager

Liz OBrein

Liz O'BrienSenior Marketing Project Manager

Claire Ah Ha

Claire AhaSenior People Operations Manager

Alexander Wong

Alex WongRetail Store Manager
San Francisco

Abner Aquino

Abner AquinoVisual Merchendising Manager

Chris Howat

Chris HowatRetail Store Manager
New York City

Santi Baston

Santi BastonProduct Designer, Soft Goods

Tahiti Abdulbasir

Tahiti AbdulbasirRetail Store Assistant Manager
New York City

Angela Kuchan

Angela KuchanProduct Developer, Soft Goods

Jonin Pulgar

Jonin PulgarRetail Store Assistant Manager
San Francisco

Janny Lee

Janny LeeWorkplace Operations Coordinator

Sam Girvin

Sam GirvinSenior Electrical Design Engineer

Brittany Hoang

Brittany HoangEngineering Project Manager

Bridget Sciamanna

Bridget SciamannaGeneral Counsel and Intellectual Property Attorney

Casey Landey

Casey LandeyDesign Engineer

Jason Wilkins

Jason WilkinsSenior Graphic Designer

Arno Vervloed

Arno VervloedPartnerships Manager, EMEA

Andrew Stoner

Andrew StonerSenior Web Strategy and Experience Manager

Extended Makati Family

Our Extended Makati Family Customer Service, Wholesale Operations, Finance and Technology