From product conception to manufacturing, we will accelerate and streamline your product design experience. Whether you're a start-up or an engineering manager, hiring Fikst will give you access to experienced product development resources when you need them. We can smooth out your short term requirements, or act as the complete engineering wing of your company.
Fikst can interface with every level of your company from the CEO to technicians to understand and satisfy your needs. Our goal is to deliver high value and tangible results in accordance with frequent milestones. This approach allows for quick and practical product development while keeping you informed and involved.
Paul Sabin - Principal
Paul has developed over two dozen products for alternative energy, medical, consumer, instrumentation, fitness and computer-peripheral markets. These products have received awards from IDSA/BusinessWeek, the Chicago Athenaeum, Appliance Manufacturer, ID Magazine and Red Dot. He has been awarded eight US patents and has seven pending.Paul has taught Design for Manufacturing and Product Design at the Olin College of Engineering, Tufts University and Babson College. Paul has an A.B. in Physics from Harvard University, an M.S. in Engineering Design from Tufts University, and an MBA from Olin School of Business at Babson College where he was an Olin Fellow and a Kauffman Fellow.
Doug Sabin - Principal
Doug has over twelve years of experience managing research and development organizations in the retail equipment, packaging and microfluidics industries. He has led engineering teams for companies that have twice received the SBANE innovation award and spent three years in the Inc. 500. Doug has an S.M., S.B. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT. Doug is a avid sailor and competes at an international level.