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Composites Weekly is an online podcast published each week by industry expert Jonathan Taylor. Jonathan has served as consultant in the composites industry for over 12 years. He brings you the latest news and information in the world of composites and provides interviews of leading manufacturers and distributors in the industry.
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Now displaying: June, 2018
Jun 21, 2018

This week, Avi Reichental joins me on the show to discuss how 3D printing will impact the world of manufacturing and what it means for local creators and entrepreneurs. 

Avi Reichental is one of the world’s leading authorities on exponential tech convergence.

In 2014, he was named by Popular Mechanics as one of the top 25 Makers Who Are Reinventing the American Dream, and was listed by Fortune magazine in 2013 as a top 50 business leader. His acclaimed TED talk about the future of 3D printing has garnered more than 2.5 million views.

As the former president, CEO and director of 3D Systems for 12 years, Reichental built the company into a formidable global 3D printing leader.

Avi is the founder, Chairman, and CEO of XponentialWorks, an advisory and product development company and the General Partner of OurCrowd’s Cognitiv Ventures fund. 

Avi holds several corporate leadership roles including chairman of Nano Dimension, vice-chairman of Techniplas, chairman and co-founder of Nexa3D, Vice Chairman ofDWS, chairman and co-founder of NXT Factory, and chairman and co-founder of Centaur.  Reichental also sat on the board of Harman until its sale to Samsung.

Reichental actively contributes his knowledge and insights as a contributor to ForbesMoney Inc and TechCrunch.

He is a core faculty member at Singularity University, a member of the XPRIZE board, and a trustee of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt Museum.

 
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