Mitchell Beness
Mitchell Beness

3D Printing Channel Manager

Mitchell started his career in the manufacturing industry at a young age in his family’s sheet metal fabrication business in Sydney. After being awarded the Design and Technology prize at a high school level he went on to study Industrial Design at the University of Technology Sydney where he graduated with First Class Honours. During his time at university he established a start-up company focused on industrial design consultation for POS products in the FMCG industry. After graduating, Mitchell worked for Australia’s leading industrial design consultancy, where he was involved with the design, prototype & manufacture of multiple Australian International Design Award winning products. Subsequently, Mitchell was employed by the largest 3D printing bureau in Australia, prior to an acquisition by 3D Systems. 3D Systems appointed Mitchell as the Channel Manager for South East Asia and South Pacific where he successfully launched various personal, professional and production 3D Printing technologies. Mitchell Joined HP’s APJ 3D Print team, based out of Singapore, in July 2017 and is currently establishing the GTM structure for India, South Pacific and South East Asia.

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Pierre Cerveau
Pierre Cerveau

ASEAN Buisness Development Manager

Cad Cast Co., Ltd.

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Sean Looi
Sean Looi

General Manager

Sean Looi is the General Manager of Creatz3D Pte Ltd, the authorised reseller of Stratasys™ 3D printing systems and materials in Singapore and Vietnam. Creatz3D’s additive manufacturing solutions also includes Arcam™, SISMA™, Desktop Metal™ and XJET™  for production of metal component as well as Materialise™ Rapid Prototyping Softwares.

Despite majoring in MSc Finance, Sean’s passion in 3D printing opened the door of opportunity of distributing 3D printing technologies in 2007. His knowledge in various manufacturing practices placed him in favourable position to advice on advanced solutions for direct digital manufacturing.

Sean’s accumulated technical experience with a variety of different 3D printing machines, technologies and applications, across all industry sectors, helped him to gain foresights into the macro economy of additive manufacturing potential.

In return, Sean has been actively helping companies various sectors think more critically, innovate better to improve workflow and is highly respected in the local Additive Manufacturing committee. With over 6 years of experience in the industry, Sean is a regular invited keynote speaker in various local institutions and events.

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Tony Moochala
Tony Moochala

Business development Manager

Tony Moochala joined Chemtron Pte Ltd in early 2016 as the Business Development Manager of the Company, he graduated from RMIT University with First Class Honors in Accounting and has worked for one of the Big 4 accounting firm based in Singapore. He has been steadfast and dedicated to the implementation and advancement of additive manufacturing in Singapore and the region. In a short time of only 2 years, he has continuously identified potential customers and industries who have taken action from his advice, resulting in a tremendous improvement in their workflow and profitability. The imminent rise of Bio 3D printing Chemtron has partnered with one of the most up and coming brands in the industry , Cellink Bio Printer that has the ability to print out  human tissue for medical and research purposes. 

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Marco Moochala
Marco Moochala

Marco Moochala is focused on the sales and marketing activities of Chemtron Pte Ltd and has a background in microelectronics and wafer fabrication. His career began as an entrepreneur in the printing industry and later moved to the sale and implementation of capital equipment. He is driven to implement solutions that, without a doubt would help customers achieve their goals and objectives in improving their business. He has achieved in 2015 & 2016 top sales award in the technical production category for large format printers from Hewlett Packard. 

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Miles Podmore
Miles Podmore

Eye–2-Eye

Miles Podmore graduated from Limerick University Ireland with a degree in Electronic Engineering and has over 25 years of experience in the IT and Healthcare industry. In 1995, he founded Eye 2 Eye Communications Pte Ltd in Singapore and has set up regional offices in Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam. Over the years, he has given lectures and seminars in both Europe and Asia Pacific in the fields of Optical & Mass storage, Business Process Management and Additive Manufacturing to help industry leaders gain a competitive advantage in utilising these technologies. Also with Eye2Eye’s membership of Singapore’s Advanced Remanufacturing and Technology Centre which is involved in a number of Technology areas such as Industrial Additive Manufacturing and setting up the Factory of the Future, we have a unique perspective on how to help companies embrace Additive Manufacturing for their own Manufacturing requirements

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Felix Raspall
Felix Raspall

Assistant Professor at the Architecture and Sustainable Design Department (ASD)

Singapore University of Technology and Design

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Stefan Ritt
Stefan Ritt

VP-Head of global marketing and communications

SLM Solutions GmbH

Stefan Ritt, after earning his engineering degree in technical physics from the University of Applied Science in Lübeck, Germany, started his career in RP/AM in 1985 when running a prototype lab in the R&D arm of a Dutch-German coffee and vending machine company. After that, he held positions in QA for a Danish group and product management for mid-sized US-German company.. In 1998, Stefan took on international sales and marketing of RP tooling products for a UK/German joint venture. In this capacity, he was successful in international markets with the development and support of the transition of RPT and metal AM equipment into production equipment. Stefan now works for SLM Solutions where he continues his efforts to grow the metal AM market internationally. In 2011, he was the appointed as the European liaison officer for AMUG, the global user group for Additive manufacturing. With more than 16 years of direct global work experience in the AM field Stefan is one of the known senior promoters and supporter of the industry on the international stage.

Chaw Sing
Chaw Sing

Managing Director

National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster

Dr Ho Chaw Sing, Managing Director of NAMIC (National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster), heads the Singapore government funded initiative to catalyse innovation and scale industrial adoption of additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing) technologies. By focusing on industrial applications and translational R&D, together with commercial strategies to co-create innovative products and services, the national initiative aims to position Singapore as one of the leading digital manufacturing hubs in the era of digitalization and smart factories. Since its inception two years ago, NAMIC has raised more than $20 million in joint funding to support various AM initiatives across industry verticals.

Dr Ho is an innovator at heart, with a deep passion for innovation and organizational development. Before joining the public sector and starting NAMIC, he was the head of Innovation, IP Strategy and Strategic Partnerships in HP Singapore. Prior to this, he was the global head for HP’s consumer inkjet supplies business operations, overseeing internal manufacturing, supply chain operations and product innovation. Chaw Sing began his career in the semiconductor industry with Chartered Semiconductor and Globalfoundries, where he undertook various leadership and customer-facing roles in technology and engineering operations.

Chaw Sing holds a doctorate in Electrical and Computer Engineering, and a Bachelor’s (honors) degree in Electrical Engineering majoring in Microelectronics, both from the National University of Singapore (NUS). He is an avid inventor with 47 US/international patents and 16 peer-reviewed publications. An advocate for 3D printing and open innovation, he has spoken in several summit workshops and panels. He mentors a number of start-ups in the digital and healthcare space, and is a certified coach in the Youth Career Network under NTUC. He is personally interested in promoting STEM education and engineering as a profession. In his free time, he enjoys sports, movies, reading and spending time with his family.

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Patrick Sng
Patrick Sng

Marketing Manager

Shonan Design (S) Pte Ltd

Patrick Sng is the Sales and Marketing Manager of Shonan Design (S) Pte Ltd, authorised sales and support office for Solutionix and Artec 3D scanning solution in Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia.

Patrick graduated as an engineer in Japan-Singapore Technical Institute during the early 90’s specialising in Mechatronics engineering. He proceeds to further his studies in IT Infrastructure at Staffordshire University and is a qualified Microsoft Certified Trainer.

Patrick venture into the world of 3D scanning started in 2004 at Shonan Design Singapore when non-contact white light scanning is still not a feasible choice for consumers in various industries. As the 3D scanning technology evolved through the years, many companies are starting to notice the advantages of the solution available. With more than 10 years’ of 3D scanning experience, Patrick is able to advice and provide consultation regarding 3D scanning to various industries according to their requirements.

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Alex Wang
Alex Wang

Alex Wang is the Senior Territory Manager for Stratasys Singapore, and is responsible for the overall marketing strategies and direction of all South-east Asian markets (Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines). An engineer by training, Alex studied at Shanghai Jiao Tong University where he graduated with a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering. Alex began his career with Rockwell Automation in China, where he oversaw sales, executed marketing plans, and grew the market share of Mid -range Systems from 4 to 7.5% in China as a team leader. Prior to Stratasys Singapore, Alex was with the Shanghai division where he applied his expertise, experiences and vast knowledge to help Stratasys penetrate the China market. He also managed business operations in South and North China as well as Taiwan, and was responsible for Greater China’s revenue growth. The increased adoption of 3D printing medical and dental applications during his time with Stratasys Shanghai, also saw him getting awarded with the 2014 President’s Club-Top World Wide Territory Manager by Stratasys.

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Lim Wei Yen
Lim Wei Yen

Manager for Additive Manufacturing (APAC)

ARBURG Pte Ltd

Ms Lim Wei Yen brings 10 years of experience in Additive Manufacturing.

Joined ARBURG in Jan 2015 till present as the Manager for Additive Manufacturing handling all requests with regards to the freeformer in the APAC region.

From 2001 until 2007, she has been a Service Engineer in the Medical and Industrial Laser industry in the ASEAN region.

From 2007, she started the journey in Additive Manufacturing with EOS as a Field Application Engineer handling Pre and Post sales support as well as technical training for customers in the APAC region. In 2013 she joined an American owned Service Bureau in Weifang, Shandong as the CTO for a year developing technical know-how with the technical team which includes post processing methods and creating new business accounts in various industry which includes Orthodic in-soles from Melbourne Australia, Fine Arts using AM in Beijing, Aerospace industry and consumer electronics. In 2014 she joined SLM to setup a Singapore subsiadiary for 6 months.

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