The Team


John Duran is lead designer at BudStraps. His fulltime job is as VP of design for leading mobile accessory company, Kenu. He was the Manager of Industrial Design at CamelBak, after a long career in design at leading product companies that include Jansport. He lives and works in San Francisco.

Jared Green
is head of business development. He launched BudStraps on Kickstarter in 2014. The campaign for the universal neck strap for wired earbuds was over-subscribed, raising 170% of it’s $10k goal. Over 10,000 pairs of BudStraps have been sold to date, and clients have included Amazon’s subsidiary Audible. Jared is a TechStars startup mentor in Manhattan.

Bill Woodward
is our co-founder, came up with the initial concept for BudStraps. He is excited to be realizing his dream of seeing his brain-child develop into a product line of accessibility products.