Umbach Consulting Group was founded in 2001 by Steven Umbach.  Since then, the Umbach Consulting Group has had the honor to work with clients such as, Dell, Bose, Schlumberger, Socrates Health Solutions, UT Medical Branch Galveston / Noninvasix, Cardionics / Mayo Clinic, IP Datatel, Jostra Medical / NovoSci, MicroMed DeBakey, Innovation Focus, Forte Product Solutions, Digital Air Control, Virtuix Omni, Zupt, Consumer Solutions, Mays & Associates, NeoTech Products, and GoPro among many others on small NPD programs to long-term, corporate design management programs.

Steven holds a Master of Science in Management degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a BFA / Industrial Design degree from The Rhode Island School of Design College of Architecture.  He has also served as a part-time faculty with the University of Houston system where he taught design management, human factors, and user-centered design classes and has served on the Board of Directors for the Industrial Designer’s Society of America (IDSA).  

To provide clients with the best possible project outcomes, our small staff works with a trusted & proven network of product development affiliates.  We're proud to work with such outstanding talent from these companies: Cooper Consulting Services, Zewski Inc., and Nest Projekt among others.   We also work with The University of Houston and other universities with world-class industrial design programs, to find and employ the very best design interns.