Kieran Kelly
Expert Mechanical Engineer

Portland Metro Office


    • BSME University of Virginia
    • MSME Stanford University¬†


Interests / Obsessions

    • Getting outside
    • Sailing¬†
    • Camping¬†
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Travelling and exploring the US and the rest of the world
    • Engineering design, tinkering and problem-solving

Favorite Quote

"Our problems are man-made; therefore, they may be solved by man."

- John F. Kennedy 


    • System architecture of highly integrated electro-mechanical products
    • Leadership of Mechanical Engineering teams and cross-functional teams
    • Media handling system design
    • Mechanism design
    • Firmware design for controlling media movement and transmissions
    • Design for high-volume production
    • Specific skills:
      • CAD (PTC Creo)
      • Design of injection molded plastic parts
      • Design of sheet metal parts


    • Thirty-four years with Hewlett Packard, largely in the development of consumer inkjet printers:
      • Architecture and design of media handling sub-systems
      • Architecture and design of integrated mechanical, electrical and firmware systems, with a focus on the mechanical integration
      • Leadership in the areas of mechanical development and in methods of optimizing designs for maximum value