Surftech Appoints Product Development Manager
PRESS RELEASE: Surf Technicians, LLC, the maker of surf and stand-up paddle boards, said Brian Eiseman has joined the team as product development manager.
Prior to joining Surftech, Eiseman worked at Easton Bell Sports as a Research and Development Specialist, overseeing the integration of new products with sales strategy, quality assurance and supply chain. Responsible for formulating and establishing product design and performance objectives he launched the Giro Edition and Bell Vortex helmets among other innovative products.
Managing technicians and laboratory organization, his accomplishments include working with broad product design and development teams and bringing category leading products to market on time and on budget. Before joining Easton Bell Sports, he was a Product Manager and Engineer at Cabrinha/Neil Pryde located in Kahului, Hawaii designing kitesurfing boards and equipment. Eiseman grew up surfing Pleasure Point in Santa Cruz and is an avid surfer who brings decades of surfing experience to Surftech.
“My new role as Product Manager at Surftech is a very exciting opportunity for me, as it is a chance to bring my technical background and experience together with my passion for watersports,” said Brian. “With Brian’s technical and engineering background, we are confident that his product development expertise will be an important contribution to help expand and improve upon our surfboard and SUP product lines,” said Huntley Dornan, Surftech CEO.
With consumer demand for high-quality composite surfboards and stand up paddleboards increasing rapidly, Surftech’s family of composite construction products are gaining rapid distribution in the marketplace. A pioneer and leader in the composite surfboard technologies for over 20 years; Surftech’s award-winning lines of surfboards and SUPs is steadily becoming popular with the quality-conscious surfers and paddlers for their complex constructions and high-performance proven designs.
“I welcome the challenge to put my engineering and product development skills to the test with a company that I believe in at Surftech. With products of the highest quality, combined with proven designs from our team of legendary shapers, I strongly feel that the product development knowledge Surftech brings to the market will allow us to distance ourselves from our competitors and achieve dynamic results,” said Eiseman.
A graduate of Sacramento State University, Brian received his degree in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on composites. Proficient in 3D CAD design and analysis, manufacturing and prototyping, he has extensive experience working with Pro Engineer, Solidworks and 3D Printing which enables him to develop technically advanced products for future release at the R&D facility at Surftech headquarters in Santa Cruz, CA.