Jeff Kacines has a long and successful history in the invention, creation, production and distribution of consumer-related products. As a former Senior Member of the Technical Staff at Texas Instruments, he played a key role in the development of consumer educational electronics, ranging from graphing calculators to in-classroom wireless networks.

In 1998, Jeff founded Haute Decor, a business with a focus on producing innovative, patentable Christmas-related products. He is very knowledgeable about the industry and has launched many successful products that can be found in over 10,000 stores throughout the US and Canada including AC Moore, AtHome, Ace Hardware, Bed, Bath & Beyond, The Container Store, Fred Meyer, Hobby Lobby, Home Depot, Kroger, Lowes, Meijer, Michaels and Target. His products are also in many catalogs and are pervasive online including several best sellers on

Mr Kacines has a long track record of bringing successful, innovative products to the consumer market and is the holder of 9 US patents with several more pending.


1990: Purdue University, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
1992: Purdue University, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering


7,988,116 Hanger for items
6,378,827 Clip for securing decorative items to the edges of household surfaces
6,968,208 Data storage for a portable computer device
D702,540 Wreath hanger for a door
D661,911 Candy cane stocking hanger
D654,706 Candy cane stocking hanger
D447,936 Clip for securing articles to the edges of household surfaces
9,062,815 Rotational adjusters for item with hanging loop
8,904,700 Fishing lure with magnetically releasable hook

Jeff Kacines in the studio with Steven Neuner and Bob Gibbons
Jeff Kacines in the studio with Steven Neuner and Bob Gibbons

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