Our Mission

Our mission is to produce well-designed, high-quality, and high-performing cameras that are accessible to the mass market. We take pride in our work, and we’re striving to be an innovator in the imaging space through a combination of technology and art.

The Team


Bob Lian

Founder and Partner

Bob is an aspiring entrepreneur passionate about technology and business. He founded Konost in his pursuit to use technology to make the world a better place. Duke MBA, Cornell MEng, UCLA BS EE.


Allen Jiang

Co-Founder and Partner

Allen is a mechanical engineer by trade who has a passion for videography and imaging technology. King’s College PhD Robotics, USCD BS Aeronautics.


Michelle Jiang


Michelle is a tech and photography enthusiast who is passionate to bringing desired tech to market. She was born in China and enjoyed traveling, having lived in countries such as India, Canada and the US. Duke MBA.


Jason Lee

Mechanical/Industrial Engineer

Jason is a talented mechanical engineer with experience in medical, disposable, and aeronautical engineering. He creates exciting opportunities through unorthodox design and fuses standard convention with modern technology.

Want to be a part of Konost?

We’re looking for the following positions. Keep checking back for new updates.

  1. Optics Engineer
  2. OpenSource Hardware Manager
  3. Community Manager
  4. Graduate Level ECE Interns