Spotlight on Women

3D Printing Spotlight On: Kathryn Hurley, General Counsel, MakerBot

3D Printing Spotlight On: Kathryn Hurley, General Counsel, MakerBot

No industry is without its own legal challenges, and 3D printing presents plenty, especially related to intellectual property and copyright issues. It’s important for any 3D printing company to have legal counsel for the times when incidents do arise. As one of the biggest, most prominent companies in the 3D printing industry, MakerBot has seen […]

No industry is without its own legal challenges, and 3D printing presents plenty, especially related to intellectual property and copyright issues. It’s important for any 3D printing company to have legal counsel for the times when incidents do arise. As one of...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Hila Elimelech, Vice President of Materials, Nano Dimension

3D Printing Spotlight On: Hila Elimelech, Vice President of Materials, Nano Dimension

Israel-based Nano Dimension is seeking to change the way things are made, with their flagship DragonFly 2020 3D printer catching attention from many quarters for its ability to 3D print electronics including printed circuit boards (PCBs). The company has told us before that the sheer newness of their technology is enabling myriad new applications, as […]

Israel-based Nano Dimension is seeking to change the way things are made, with their flagship DragonFly 2020 3D printer catching attention from many quarters for its ability to 3D print electronics including printed circuit boards (PCBs). The company has told us...
Taking the Unconventional Route to 3D Printing

Taking the Unconventional Route to 3D Printing

Growing up in a household with a father in engineering and mother in mathematics, I was destined to be in the science and engineering world.  However, I didn’t see it that way until I grew up a little.  Education, dedication to sports, and hard work were always the focus in my family. My sister seemed […]

Growing up in a household with a father in engineering and mother in mathematics, I was destined to be in the science and engineering world.  However, I didn’t see it that way until I grew up a little.  Education, dedication to sports, and hard work were always the...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Shayne Denston, President, Superior 3D Solutions

3D Printing Spotlight On: Shayne Denston, President, Superior 3D Solutions

Growth is rarely linear, whether in business or personal professional development; that’s not to say, though, that that growth cannot be highly focused. Few participants in the additive manufacturing industry set off on a path to knowingly dive into a career in 3D printing — I know I didn’t — and for many, an unexpected […]

Growth is rarely linear, whether in business or personal professional development; that’s not to say, though, that that growth cannot be highly focused. Few participants in the additive manufacturing industry set off on a path to knowingly dive into a career in...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Ilaria Guicciardini, Marketing Director, Roboze

3D Printing Spotlight On: Ilaria Guicciardini, Marketing Director, Roboze

Roboze is a manufacturer of boundary-breaking 3D printers, founded and headquartered in Italy, but also with offices in New York. Their Marketing Director, Ilaria Guicciardini, has a strong dedication to both 3D printing and marketing—and these interests have taken her on an unprecedented journey into a world of new technology and industry that few are […]

Roboze is a manufacturer of boundary-breaking 3D printers, founded and headquartered in Italy, but also with offices in New York. Their Marketing Director, Ilaria Guicciardini, has a strong dedication to both 3D printing and marketing—and these interests have taken...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Anna Lee, Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer, gCreate

3D Printing Spotlight On: Anna Lee, Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer, gCreate

In 2013, a company called gCreate emerged with the large-format gMax 3D printer, which drew in a tremendous amount of support and enthusiasm through Kickstarter. Since then, gCreate’s success and popularity has grown, thanks to the hard work and dedication of co-founders Anna Lee and Gordon LaPlante. An expansion to a larger facility about a […]

In 2013, a company called gCreate emerged with the large-format gMax 3D printer, which drew in a tremendous amount of support and enthusiasm through Kickstarter. Since then, gCreate’s success and popularity has grown, thanks to the hard work and dedication of...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Erica Fung, Advanced Materials and Applications Material Scientist and Engineer, HP 3D Printing

3D Printing Spotlight On: Erica Fung, Advanced Materials and Applications Material Scientist and Engineer, HP 3D Printing

When we say that additive manufacturing is changing the shape of global manufacturing, that’s no small claim; transforming a $12 trillion industry is a major move, and many believe that 3D printing is up to the challenge. Among the companies with a goal to lead that charge is HP, which has been making some big […]

When we say that additive manufacturing is changing the shape of global manufacturing, that’s no small claim; transforming a $12 trillion industry is a major move, and many believe that 3D printing is up to the challenge. Among the companies with a goal to lead...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Chloe Kow, Manager, Direct Metal Laser Melting, Star Rapid

3D Printing Spotlight On: Chloe Kow, Manager, Direct Metal Laser Melting, Star Rapid

British-owned rapid prototyping company Star Rapid, headquartered in China since 2005, was an early adopter of 3D printing technology, and underwent a rebranding campaign in January, changing its name from Star Prototype. The company is still focused on rapid prototyping, but is also offering all low-volume manufacturing as well. Star Rapid expanded its facility space and invested […]

British-owned rapid prototyping company Star Rapid, headquartered in China since 2005, was an early adopter of 3D printing technology, and underwent a rebranding campaign in January, changing its name from Star Prototype. The company is still focused on rapid...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Joanne Moretti, SVP & CMO, Jabil; GM, Radius Innovation & Development

3D Printing Spotlight On: Joanne Moretti, SVP & CMO, Jabil; GM, Radius Innovation & Development

We’ve heard a lot lately from Jabil as the global manufacturing solutions provider has been prioritizing digitization among its operations and offerings. The company, previously content to operate somewhat behind the scenes, has been stepping up to the forefront lately in working with leading names in additive manufacturing among its widespread operations. Jabil, which received North […]

We’ve heard a lot lately from Jabil as the global manufacturing solutions provider has been prioritizing digitization among its operations and offerings. The company, previously content to operate somewhat behind the scenes, has been stepping up to the forefront...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Mazuir Ross, Artist and 3D Print Shop Owner

3D Printing Spotlight On: Mazuir Ross, Artist and 3D Print Shop Owner

Every child has dreams about what they’d like to do when they grow up, but only some of us are lucky enough to achieve those goals – or to have any career that we love and are passionate about. When Mazuir Ross (who also goes by the name Rosalee Moore) was a child, she’d never […]

Every child has dreams about what they’d like to do when they grow up, but only some of us are lucky enough to achieve those goals – or to have any career that we love and are passionate about. When Mazuir Ross (who also goes by the name Rosalee Moore) was...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Poppy Lyttle, Former Education Specialist at MakerBot, Educational Advisor for 3DPrint.com's Design Courses

3D Printing Spotlight On: Poppy Lyttle, Former Education Specialist at MakerBot, Educational Advisor for 3DPrint.com's Design Courses

If you took our month-long, Formlabs-sponsored Beginner Design for 3D Printing course in March, it’s likely that you remember 3D printing educator Poppy Lyttle, the educational advisor for 3DPrint.com’s design courses. The session she taught was called “3D Printing Engineering Principles in Fusion 360,” and she started off by answering questions about Tinkercad, and then moving into a demo […]

If you took our month-long, Formlabs-sponsored Beginner Design for 3D Printing course in March, it’s likely that you remember 3D printing educator Poppy Lyttle, the educational advisor for 3DPrint.com’s design courses. The session she taught was called...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Vicki Holt, President and CEO, Proto Labs

3D Printing Spotlight On: Vicki Holt, President and CEO, Proto Labs

As President and CEO of Proto Labs, Vicki Holt has led the company in year-over-year double digit growth, maintaining a year-over-year average of 27% growth since 2012. In what has perhaps been one of her biggest contributions to Proto Labs, she led the introduction of 3D printing to the company in 2014, which boosted revenue […]

As President and CEO of Proto Labs, Vicki Holt has led the company in year-over-year double digit growth, maintaining a year-over-year average of 27% growth since 2012. In what has perhaps been one of her biggest contributions to Proto Labs, she led the introduction...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Carina Canoy, Founder, Peer2Tech

3D Printing Spotlight On: Carina Canoy, Founder, Peer2Tech

For the past two decades, Carina Canoy has worked as a project manager, the person responsible for successfully orchestrating the organization, risk management, and financial responsibilities, and information needs of any particular project. In 2012, while coordinating the production of a necessary plastic component that was an integral part of bringing a project to completion, […]

For the past two decades, Carina Canoy has worked as a project manager, the person responsible for successfully orchestrating the organization, risk management, and financial responsibilities, and information needs of any particular project. In 2012, while...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Irene Healey, Founder, Principal Designer, New Attitude Prosthetic Designs

3D Printing Spotlight On: Irene Healey, Founder, Principal Designer, New Attitude Prosthetic Designs

When it comes to medical applications for advanced technologies, the tech itself is remarkable — but is by no stretch the full story. It’s about the patient. By keeping human needs in focus, medical advances benefit not only the latest lab equipment but those whose quality of life drastically improves because of what comes off […]

When it comes to medical applications for advanced technologies, the tech itself is remarkable — but is by no stretch the full story. It’s about the patient. By keeping human needs in focus, medical advances benefit not only the latest lab equipment but...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Vanessa Campanacho, PhD, Biological Anthropologist

3D Printing Spotlight On: Vanessa Campanacho, PhD, Biological Anthropologist

Vanessa Campanacho is a well-educated woman with a love for bones; in fact, she has attained educational degrees and is able to spend her days doing research some of us could only dream of—while many others don’t quite understand what a biological anthropologist does at all. I had to inquire further for a full understanding, […]

Vanessa Campanacho is a well-educated woman with a love for bones; in fact, she has attained educational degrees and is able to spend her days doing research some of us could only dream of—while many others don’t quite understand what a biological anthropologist does...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Dr. Dee Dee Wang, Medical Director of 3D Printing, Henry Ford Innovation Institute

3D Printing Spotlight On: Dr. Dee Dee Wang, Medical Director of 3D Printing, Henry Ford Innovation Institute

As 3D printing makes its way into patient care, teams of medical professionals must become familiar and comfortable with the technology that can help to save their patients’ lives through personalized care. 3D printed anatomical models, virtual surgical simulations, patient-specific medical instruments, and more high-tech tools are making their way into hospitals at a rapid […]

As 3D printing makes its way into patient care, teams of medical professionals must become familiar and comfortable with the technology that can help to save their patients’ lives through personalized care. 3D printed anatomical models, virtual surgical...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Amie Dansby (Amie DD), Software Engineer, Video Game Programmer and Maker

3D Printing Spotlight On: Amie Dansby (Amie DD), Software Engineer, Video Game Programmer and Maker

There’s an old saying: “If you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life.” I’m not sure how many people would actually agree with that statement – no matter how much you love your job, you’re still going to face hard days and frustration. For Amie Dansby, aka Amie DD, however, […]

There’s an old saying: “If you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life.” I’m not sure how many people would actually agree with that statement – no matter how much you love your job, you’re still going to face...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Kara Noack, Senior Business Development Manager – 3D Printing, BASF

3D Printing Spotlight On: Kara Noack, Senior Business Development Manager – 3D Printing, BASF

As the 3D printing industry continues to grow, a major focus is falling squarely on the stuff that stuff is made from, and global chemical companies with impressive histories are becoming increasingly active in developing new materials for additive manufacturing. Lately, chemical giant BASF has been making waves in this space, bringing its century-plus of […]

As the 3D printing industry continues to grow, a major focus is falling squarely on the stuff that stuff is made from, and global chemical companies with impressive histories are becoming increasingly active in developing new materials for additive manufacturing....
3D Printing Spotlight On: Lauren Renee, Abuzz Designs

3D Printing Spotlight On: Lauren Renee, Abuzz Designs

Lauren Renee has had a presence on Twitter and YouTube and a dedicated following for several years now. Her first tack as a YouTuber was in the area of makeup tutorials, something that satisfied both her interests in beauty and her need to share do-it-yourself tips and tricks with others. Lauren is far more than just another […]

Lauren Renee has had a presence on Twitter and YouTube and a dedicated following for several years now. Her first tack as a YouTuber was in the area of makeup tutorials, something that satisfied both her interests in beauty and her need to share do-it-yourself tips...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Jennifer Prioleau, Division Counsel, HP Inc.

3D Printing Spotlight On: Jennifer Prioleau, Division Counsel, HP Inc.

One of the biggest issues in the 3D printing industry as it grows is intellectual property, as legal concerns surround the nascent industry. One of the biggest stories over the last year has been the emergence of HP Inc. as a player with the introduction of its Multi Jet Fusion 3D printers. With all of […]

One of the biggest issues in the 3D printing industry as it grows is intellectual property, as legal concerns surround the nascent industry. One of the biggest stories over the last year has been the emergence of HP Inc. as a player with the introduction of its Multi...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Nora Touré, Business Development Director, Sculpteo; Founder, Women in 3D Printing

3D Printing Spotlight On: Nora Touré, Business Development Director, Sculpteo; Founder, Women in 3D Printing

Since its founding in September 2009, Sculpteo has been making a splash in the 3D printing world. A big part of the company’s success in the industry traces back to its employers, as co-founders Eric Carreel and Clément Moreau assembled a strong team to get the endeavor off the ground and working across several areas of […]

Since its founding in September 2009, Sculpteo has been making a splash in the 3D printing world. A big part of the company’s success in the industry traces back to its employers, as co-founders Eric Carreel and Clément Moreau assembled a strong team to get the...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Lauren Umbarger, Service and Applications Technician, EnvisionTEC

3D Printing Spotlight On: Lauren Umbarger, Service and Applications Technician, EnvisionTEC

Many active in the 3D printing industry today did not necessarily foresee the career path that would lead them to additive manufacturing, including for those working with some of the biggest names in today’s industry. EnvisionTEC has been on a growth trajectory for some time now as it celebrates its 15th anniversary, regularly rolling out […]

Many active in the 3D printing industry today did not necessarily foresee the career path that would lead them to additive manufacturing, including for those working with some of the biggest names in today’s industry. EnvisionTEC has been on a growth trajectory...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Vicky Somma, Maker and Software Developer

3D Printing Spotlight On: Vicky Somma, Maker and Software Developer

If you’re inexperienced with 3D printing but want to learn, there are plenty of courses, both online and in-person, that you can take – or, if you’re anything like Vicky Somma, you can just teach yourself. The software developer taught herself how to use 3D software and a 3D printer a few years ago, and has […]

If you’re inexperienced with 3D printing but want to learn, there are plenty of courses, both online and in-person, that you can take – or, if you’re anything like Vicky Somma, you can just teach yourself. The software developer taught herself how to...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Chelsey Kearney, 3D Model Finisher, Chaos Core Tech

3D Printing Spotlight On: Chelsey Kearney, 3D Model Finisher, Chaos Core Tech

Chelsey Kearney’s husband Garrett, a Pinshape Ambassador who recently judged the Cosplay Design Contest, runs the fun, and informative, 3D design, modeling, and 3D printing Chaos Core Tech YouTube channel, which has over 7,000 subscribers. Every week, Garrett creates a new model, usually of a TV show, movie, or video game character, and 3D prints it. […]

Chelsey Kearney’s husband Garrett, a Pinshape Ambassador who recently judged the Cosplay Design Contest, runs the fun, and informative, 3D design, modeling, and 3D printing Chaos Core Tech YouTube channel, which has over 7,000 subscribers. Every week, Garrett...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Julie Reece, VP of Marketing, Rize

3D Printing Spotlight On: Julie Reece, VP of Marketing, Rize

We have been following the story of Rize Inc. and its mission to remove the strain of post-processing — the ‘dirty little secret of 3D printing’ and a seemingly small area with a big impact — from the equation. The company had been operating in stealth for two years before announcing the Rize One 3D printer last […]

We have been following the story of Rize Inc. and its mission to remove the strain of post-processing — the ‘dirty little secret of 3D printing’ and a seemingly small area with a big impact — from the equation. The company had been operating in...

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